Rufino Tamayo, ‘Untitled (Landscape)’, 1972, Ford Fine Art

Number 13 of an edition of 35

Signature: Signed

L. Morton Subasta in Mexico City, 2010
Rufino Tamayo Catalogue Raisonne Grafica / Prints 1925-1991, on Japan Nacre paper, edition of 35, 1972

About Rufino Tamayo

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.

Mexican, 1899-1991, Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico