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Diego Rivera

Retrato de Carmelita Avilés, 1937

Oil on canvas
39 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
100.3 × 59.7 cm
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Gary Nader
MIAMI
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Numerous paintings of children abound in Rivera’s prolific body of work such as the various …

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Numerous paintings of children abound in Rivera’s prolific body of work such as the various portraits of little Juana Rosas, Delfina and Juanita Flores, impish Ignacio Sánchez, among others. Retrato de Carmelita Avilés, is both a celebration of childhood and a formal portrait of a small child who looks as if she has …

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Signed ‘Diego Rivera’ (lower left) inscribed ' Retrato de Carmelita Avilés a la edad de 4 años, en el de 1937’ (upper edge)
Diego Rivera
Mexican, 1886–1957
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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego …

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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego Rivera found his calling as a muralist. A visit to the Soviet Union informed his signature earth-toned, Social Realist style. In accordance with his Marxist views, he “made the masses the heroes of monumental art,” …

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About the work
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Gary Nader
MIAMI
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Numerous paintings of children abound in Rivera’s prolific body of work such as the various …

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Numerous paintings of children abound in Rivera’s prolific body of work such as the various portraits of little Juana Rosas, Delfina and Juanita Flores, impish Ignacio Sánchez, among others. Retrato de Carmelita Avilés, is both a celebration of childhood and a formal portrait of a small child who looks as if she has …

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Signature
Signed ‘Diego Rivera’ (lower left) inscribed ' Retrato de Carmelita Avilés a la edad de 4 años, en el de 1937’ (upper edge)
Diego Rivera
Mexican, 1886–1957
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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego …

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Inspired by Renaissance frescoes and motivated by a conviction in the value of public art, Diego Rivera found his calling as a muralist. A visit to the Soviet Union informed his signature earth-toned, Social Realist style. In accordance with his Marxist views, he “made the masses the heroes of monumental art,” …

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Diego Rivera

Retrato de Carmelita Avilés, 1937

Oil on canvas
39 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
100.3 × 59.7 cm
This is a unique work.
location
MIAMI
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