Creighton-Davis Gallery
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Fine and Decorative Lottery Style Auction

Sat, Apr 6, 2024 03:00AM EDT - Sun, Apr 28, 2024 08:00PM EDT
Lot 325

Tamayo, Rufino, Mexican 1899-1991

Estimate: $100 - $3,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
  • Title: "LA NEGRESSE" from the "Mujers" suite, P-109
  • Medium:lithograph in colors on Rives paper
  • signed in pencil lower right, , from the arabic numbered edition of 150, 4/150, on Rives paper (total recorded edition 175 plus some H.C. unnumbered proofs.)
  • Publisher-Year:As published by Touchtone Publishers, New York, printed by Atelier Desjobert, Paris.
  • Size: ,sheet: 27 1/2 x 21 1/4 in (70 x 53 cm.) ,
  • See Provenance for Additional Information


In very fine condition, the full sheet fresh from the original portfolio. Matted according to standard archival standards with acid free mats and mounts., offered unframed

Reference: Recorded and illustrated in the standard text by Juan Carlos Pereda, No. 109.

Provenance: From the estate of Bernard Lewin, publisher of many of Tamayo's graphics.
Note: Bernard Lewin was a pioneer in exhibiting Mexican Modern Art and introduced many of the important artists of the era to the wider art world.Lewin was a personal friend of Federico Cantu, Rufino Tamayo and David Alfaro Siqueiros.
As a dealer, I was able to work with him in the late seventies and early eighties when he released many of the most important of Tamayo's graphics.