Luna Sobre El Mercado
Artwork: Luna Sobre El Mercado
Size: 100 x 70 cm
Medium: Encaustic on canvas
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed Diego Rivera and dated 1929 (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in Tehuantepec in 1929
Provenance: Aline Liebmann, New York (acquired directly from the artist and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, December 7, 1955, lot 65) ; Selig Burrows, New York (acquired at the previous sale) ; Weintraub Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous) ; Acquired from the previous in November 1970
Exhibition history: New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Diego Rivera, 1931-32, no. 33A; Rochester, New York, Memorial Art Gallery, 1935; Mexico City, Museo Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Diego Rivera, 50 anos de su Labor Artistica, Exposicion de Homenaje Nacional, 1950, no. 354, illustrated in color in the catalogue; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950 ; Nagoya, Nagoya City Art Museum; Tokyo, Seibu Museum of Art & Fukuoka, Fukuoka City Art Museum, Renacimiento en el Arte Mexicano: Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros, n.n., 1989; Mexico City, Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico, esplendores de treinta siglos, 1992-93, n.n; Brussels, Europalia Festival, Mexico, El Aguila y el sol (The Eagle and the Sun), 1993, n.n

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-11-13
Lot Number: 372
Low Estimate: $1500000
High Estimate: $2000000