Rufino Tamayo (Mexican, 1899-1991) A portrait of Hermina Arrate de Davita 24 7/16 x 18 1/2 in. (62 x 47cm.)
Lot 95
RUFINO TAMAYO (1891-1991) Portrait of Herminia Arrate de Dávila, 1937
US$ 40,000 - 60,000
£24,000 - 36,000
Auction Details
Contemporary Art New York
14 May 2013 13:00 EDT

Auction 20945
Lot Details
RUFINO TAMAYO (1891-1991)
Portrait of Herminia Arrate de Dávila, 1937
signed and dated 'Tamayo 37' (lower right)
pastel and pencil on paper
24 7/16 x 18 1/2in. (62 x 47cm.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.

    Juan Carlos Pereda has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    The sitter of this portrait, Herminia Arrate de Dávila, an artist in her own right, was the wife of the Chilean Ambassador to Washington, Carlos Dávila Espinoza (from 1927-1931), and later President of Chile, who was one of the earliest patrons of Rufino Tamayo.
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