Musicos (Also Known As Trovadores)
Artwork: Musicos (Also Known As Trovadores)
Size: 74.5 x 99.7 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1934
Marks: Signed and dated 'Tamayo 34' (lower center right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private collection, Mexico City; Lee Ault, New York; The Estate of Dorothy Smith Catherwood, Christie's, New York, 28 May 1998, lot 22 (illustrated in color); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Mexico City, Galeria de Arte Mexicano, Exposicion de pintura de Rufino Tamayo, 7-17 November, 1935. (illustrated on the cover); New York, Julian Levy Gallery,Rufino Tamayo: Paintings, Gouaches, Drawings, 12-30 January, 1937, no. 4; New York, Valentine Gallery,Exhibition of Paintings by Rufino Tamayo, 30 January-11 February 1939, no. 5; Cincinnati, Cincinnati Art Museum,Rufino Tamayo, 10 January-3 February 1947, no.3. (catalogued asTroubadors); Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes,Tamayo, 20 anos de su labor pictorica, 1948 (illustrated); Fort Worth, Fort Worth Art Museum and M. Knoedler and Co. Inc.,Tamayo, 7 January-2 February 1952, no. 1; Sao Paulo, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico, Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo,ExposicionTamayo, 1977, no. 9; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic, 1979, p. 36, no. 11 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-05-24
Lot Number: 18