La Mascara Roja
Artwork: La Mascara Roja
Size: 121.5 x 86 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1940
Marks: Signed Tamayo and dated 40 (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Valentine Gallery, New York; Helen Parkhurst, New York; Stephen C. Clark, New York (and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, March 31, 1949, lot 181) ; The Downtown Gallery, New York (acquired at the previous sale) ; Edith Halpert, New York (and sold by the estate: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, March 14, 1973, lot 77) ; Lock Galleries, New York (acquired at the previous sale) ; Placido Arango, Madrid; Sale: Christie's, New York, May 17, 1993, lot 25 ; Private Collection, New York (acquired at the previous sale and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 25, 1996, lot 19) ; Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York; Acquired from the previous
Exhibition history: New York, Valentine Gallery, Tamayo, 1942, no. 11; Mexico City, Sala Nacional, Museo Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Tamayo: Veinte anos de su labor pictorica, 1948, no. 23; Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Edith Gregor Halpert Collection, 1960, no. 81 ; Madrid, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Rufino Tamayo / Pinturas, 1988, no. 17, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Barcelona, Palau Robert & Monterrey, Pinacoteca de Nuevo León, Homenaje de Catalunya a Mexico, 1990-91, no. 1, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Modernidad y modernizacion en el arte mexicano 1920-1960, 1991-92, no. 38, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Santa Fe, Diputacion Provincial de Granada, Instituto de America Centro Damión Bayon, Siglo XX Arte en Latinoamerica, 1992, no. 8; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Miami, Miami Art Museum & Mexico City, Museo Tamayo de Arte Contemporaneo, Tamayo: A Modern Icon, Reinterpreted, 2007-08, no. 59, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Sala Mexico: Revolucion y Revelación, 2007-08, no. 50, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-12
Lot Number: 40
Low Estimate: $4000000
High Estimate: $6000000