Rufino Tamayo

Mexican, 1899–1991

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Rufino Tamayo

Mexican, 1899–1991

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$87,500
Head with Black, 1899-1991
Sold on Nov 20, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil and sand on canvas
30.1 x 40.2 cm
Realized Price
$87,500
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Head with Black signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-70'(lower left) oil and sand on canvas 11 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (30.1 x 40.2 cm.) Painted in 1970.
Head with Black, 1899-1991
oil and sand on canvas
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
$87,500
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Painting
30.1 x 40.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$87,500
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Head with Black signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-70'(lower left) oil and sand on canvas 11 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (30.1 x 40.2 cm.) Painted in 1970.
$325,000
Cabeza en blanco, 1899-1991
Sold on Nov 20, 2019
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Painting
oil and sand on canvas
80.9 x 97.5 cm
Realized Price
$325,000
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Cabeza en blanco signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-75' (lower right) oil and sand on canvas 31 7/8 x 38 3/8 in. (80.9 x 97.5 cm.) Painted in 1975.
Cabeza en blanco, 1899-1991
oil and sand on canvas
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
$325,000
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Painting
80.9 x 97.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$325,000
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Cabeza en blanco signed and dated 'Tamayo, O-75' (lower right) oil and sand on canvas 31 7/8 x 38 3/8 in. (80.9 x 97.5 cm.) Painted in 1975.
$1,185,000
The Family, 1899-1991
Sold on Nov 20, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
73 x 83.8 cm
Realized Price
$1,185,000
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) The Family signed and dated 'R. Tamayo 1925' (lower left) oil on canvas 28 ¾ x 33 in. (73 x 83.8 cm.) Painted in 1925.
The Family, 1899-1991
oil on canvas
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
$1,185,000
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Painting
73 x 83.8 cm
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Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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$1,185,000
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) The Family signed and dated 'R. Tamayo 1925' (lower left) oil on canvas 28 ¾ x 33 in. (73 x 83.8 cm.) Painted in 1925.
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Retrato de Olga, 1899-1991
Sold on Nov 20, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
tempera, charcoal and pastel on Masonite
58.4 x 49.5 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Retrato de Olga signed and dated 'Tamayo 0-48' (upper right) tempera, charcoal and pastel on Masonite 23 x 19 ½ in. (58.4 x 49.5 cm.) Painted in 1948.
Retrato de Olga, 1899-1991
tempera, charcoal and pastel on Masonite
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Painting
58.4 x 49.5 cm
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Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Retrato de Olga signed and dated 'Tamayo 0-48' (upper right) tempera, charcoal and pastel on Masonite 23 x 19 ½ in. (58.4 x 49.5 cm.) Painted in 1948.
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Two Women, 1899-1991
Sold on Nov 20, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
27.3 x 17.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Two Women signed and dated 'Tamayo, 31' (lower right) gouache on paper 10 ¾ x 6 ¾ in. (27.3 x 17.2 cm.) Executed in 1931.
Two Women, 1899-1991
gouache on paper
Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Work on Paper
27.3 x 17.2 cm
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Nov 20, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Two Women signed and dated 'Tamayo, 31' (lower right) gouache on paper 10 ¾ x 6 ¾ in. (27.3 x 17.2 cm.) Executed in 1931.
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Portrait de Femme, from Mujeres (P. 105), 1969
Sold on Aug 28, 2019
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Print
Lithograph in colors, on Japon nacré
53.5 x 69.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Aug 28, 2019
Bonhams
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Portrait de Femme, from Mujeres (P. 105), 1969
Lithograph in colors, on Japon nacré
Aug 28, 2019
Bonhams
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53.5 x 69.0 cm
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Aug 28, 2019
Bonhams
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$325,000
Hombre, 1899-1991
Sold on May 22, 2019
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Painting
acrylic and sand on canvas
130.2 x 94.6 cm
Realized Price
$325,000
Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Hombre signed and dated 'Tamayo O-79' (lower left) titled and dated 'Hombre 1980' (on the reverse) acrylic and sand on canvas 51 ¼ x 37 ¼ in. (130.2 x 94.6 cm.) Painted in 1979.
Hombre, 1899-1991
acrylic and sand on canvas
May 22, 2019
Christie's
$325,000
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Painting
130.2 x 94.6 cm
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Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$325,000
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Hombre signed and dated 'Tamayo O-79' (lower left) titled and dated 'Hombre 1980' (on the reverse) acrylic and sand on canvas 51 ¼ x 37 ¼ in. (130.2 x 94.6 cm.) Painted in 1979.
$162,500
Sandías, 1899-1991
Sold on May 22, 2019
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Sculpture
steel with black patina
200 x 33 x 32.7 cm
Realized Price
$162,500
Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Sandías inscribed, dated and numbered 'TAMAYO, O-89, 4/7' (on base) steel with black patina 78 ¾ x 13 x 12 7/8 in. (200 x 33 x 32.7 cm.) Executed in 1989. Edition four of seven.
Sandías, 1899-1991
steel with black patina
May 22, 2019
Christie's
$162,500
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Sculpture
200 x 33 x 32.7 cm
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Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$162,500
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Sandías inscribed, dated and numbered 'TAMAYO, O-89, 4/7' (on base) steel with black patina 78 ¾ x 13 x 12 7/8 in. (200 x 33 x 32.7 cm.) Executed in 1989. Edition four of seven.
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Taurus, 1899-1991
Sold on May 22, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
95.3 x 129.5 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
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Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Taurus signed and dated 'Tamayo O-62' (upper right) oil on canvas 37 ½ in. x 51 in. (95.3 x 129.5 cm.) Painted in 1962.
Taurus, 1899-1991
oil on canvas
May 22, 2019
Christie's
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Painting
95.3 x 129.5 cm
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Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
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Price not available
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Taurus signed and dated 'Tamayo O-62' (upper right) oil on canvas 37 ½ in. x 51 in. (95.3 x 129.5 cm.) Painted in 1962.
$495,000
Mujer con rebozo (Woman with a Shawl), 1899-1991
Sold on May 22, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil and pastel on masonite panel
122 x 91 cm
Realized Price
$495,000
Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Mujer con rebozo (Woman with a Shawl) signed and dated 'Tamayo-O-48' (upper left) oil and pastel on masonite panel 48 x 36 in. (122 x 91 cm.) Painted in 1948.
Mujer con rebozo (Woman with a Shawl), 1899-1991
oil and pastel on masonite panel
May 22, 2019
Christie's
$495,000
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Painting
122 x 91 cm
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Auction Sale
May 22, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$495,000
Description
Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Mujer con rebozo (Woman with a Shawl) signed and dated 'Tamayo-O-48' (upper left) oil and pastel on masonite panel 48 x 36 in. (122 x 91 cm.) Painted in 1948.
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