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Diego Rivera

Retrato de un español (Portrait of a Spaniard), 1912

Oil on canvas
78 3/10 × 65 in
199 × 165 cm
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We wish to thank Professor Luis-Martín Lozano for his kind assistance in confirming the authenticity of this lot.

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The illustrious Salon d’Automne—from its inception the world’s leading avant-garde venue along with the Salon des Artistes Indépendants—opened its annual exhibition at the Grand Palais on …

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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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Sotheby's

We wish to thank Professor Luis-Martín Lozano for his kind assistance in confirming the …

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We wish to thank Professor Luis-Martín Lozano for his kind assistance in confirming the authenticity of this lot.

From the Catalogue
The illustrious Salon d’Automne—from its inception the world’s leading avant-garde venue along with the Salon des Artistes Indépendants—opened its annual exhibition at the Grand Palais on …

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Signature
Signed lower right
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 un español (Portrait of a Spaniard), 1912

Oil on canvas
78 3/10 × 65 in
199 × 165 cm
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