Rufino Tamayo, ‘Torso of a Woman’, 1969, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Lithograph, 203 Fine Art
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Rufino Tamayo

Torso of a Woman, 1969

Lithograph
35 1/2 × 28 1/2 in
90.2 × 72.4 cm
Edition H.C./150
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Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed and marked H.C.
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Series
Mujeres
Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899–1991
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Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican artist of Zapotecan Indian descent, combined European painting styles and Mexican folk motifs in his paintings and prints. Tamayo, admired the works of Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, and Henri Matisse, developed a strong interest in pre-Columbian art while working at the National Museum of Archaeology in Mexico City. He reacted against the political overtones of the Mexican muralists Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco; instead, he was concerned with form and symbolism, and combining Mexican styles with Cubism and Surrealism. He was also active in the development of Mixografia, a printmaking technique used to create deep textured effects.

Rufino Tamayo, ‘Torso of a Woman’, 1969, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Lithograph, 203 Fine Art
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About the work
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Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed and marked H.C.
Frame
Included
Series
Mujeres
Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899–1991
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Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican artist of Zapotecan Indian descent, combined European painting styles and Mexican folk motifs in his paintings and prints. Tamayo, admired the works of Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, and Henri Matisse, developed a strong interest in pre-Columbian art while working at the National Museum of Archaeology in Mexico City. He reacted against the political overtones of the Mexican muralists Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco; instead, he was concerned with form and symbolism, and combining Mexican styles with Cubism and Surrealism. He was also active in the development of Mixografia, a printmaking technique used to create deep textured effects.

Rufino Tamayo

Torso of a Woman, 1969

Lithograph
35 1/2 × 28 1/2 in
90.2 × 72.4 cm
Edition H.C./150
.
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