Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957)
Lot 122
Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957)
Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957)
Fiji
ca. 1935
11 by 8 1/2in (28 by 22.5cm),

Graphite on three-holed paper
Signed with the artist's monogram lower right: 'MC'
Inscribed: 'E S 102 P.M of Salem / P. 3168 UMP / AMNH / USNM / AMNH' (see notes below)
Inscribed verso, upper left (red crayon): '2821'

Provenance:
Dr. William H. Davenport, Pennsylvania (acquired from the artist). Davenport was an important anthropologist, writer, professor and curator of Oceania.
Mauna Kea Galleries, Hawaii
Private Collection, New York

Notes:
'PM of Salem' is the Peabody Museum of Salem, M.A.
'UMP' is the University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia, PA
'AMNH' is the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
'USNM' is the National Museum of Natural History-Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
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