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La Ofrenda

Artwork:
La Ofrenda
Size:
123.3 x 153 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1931
Marks
Signed and dated
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Frances Flynn Paine, New York; Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., 1931; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1936 (Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller); Lanyon Gallery, Palo Alto, 1963 Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Important Latin American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, November 27, 1984, lot 18, illustrated in color; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Diego Rivera, December 23, 1931-January 27, 1932, p. 53, no. 45, illustrated; New York, Galleries of the Society of Arts and Crafts, Diego Rivera, October 19-November 12, 1932, no. 1; Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, February 3-29, 1932 Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, October 1-November 14, 1937; St. Louis, City Art Museum, December 1-30, 1940; Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, January 26-February 23, 1941; Alberquerque, University of New Mexico, March 3-31; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, April 14-May 26, 1941, Modern Mexican ArtSaratoga Springs, Skidmore College, October 6-20, 1942; Aurora, Wells College, October 31-November 14; Newark, Women's College University of Delaware, November 24-December 15; Providence, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, December 27, 1942-January 18, 1943; Athens, Michael Brothers, Inc., January 26-February 16; Macon, Wesleyan Conservatory, February 21-March 3; Palm Beach, Society of the Four Arts, March 11-31; Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University, October 8-23; St. Paul, Hamline University, November 6-27; Minneapolis, University of Minnesota, December 11-January 1, 1944; Worcester, Worcester Art Museum, January 15-March 15

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2005-05-24
Lot Number :
7
Low Estimate :
$1,500,000[-7%]*
High Estimate :
$2,000,000[-30%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,400,000
Sold For :
$1,584,000*