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Rufino Tamayo

Tres amigos, 1987

Oil and sand on canvas
43 3/10 × 59 9/10 in
109.9 × 152.1 cm
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For Rufino Tamayo, friendship was a value of great importance. He cultivated …

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For Rufino Tamayo, friendship was a value of great importance. He cultivated many friendships throughout the different stages of his lengthy life, yet his lifelong Mexican friendships stand out, among which are those of the composer Carlos Chávez, the cultural promoter Fernando Gamboa and the poet …

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Signed and dated "Tamayo O87" lower right; further titled "Tres Amigos" on the reverse
Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899–1991
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Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican artist of Zapotecan Indian descent, combined European painting styles and …

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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 …

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From the Catalogue:
For Rufino Tamayo, friendship was a value of great importance. He cultivated …

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From the Catalogue:
For Rufino Tamayo, friendship was a value of great importance. He cultivated many friendships throughout the different stages of his lengthy life, yet his lifelong Mexican friendships stand out, among which are those of the composer Carlos Chávez, the cultural promoter Fernando Gamboa and the poet …

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Signature
Signed and dated "Tamayo O87" lower right; further titled "Tres Amigos" on the reverse
Rufino Tamayo
Mexican, 1899–1991
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Rufino Tamayo, a Mexican artist of Zapotecan Indian descent, combined European painting styles and …

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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 …

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Rufino Tamayo

Tres amigos, 1987

Oil and sand on canvas
43 3/10 × 59 9/10 in
109.9 × 152.1 cm
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