Diego Rivera

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RIVERA Diego River Landscape

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Diego Rivera - Turkey Market

Diego Rivera - Turkey Market

Original 1935
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Lot number: 29
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CEIL AND MICHAEL PULITZER Diego Rivera Turkey Market, circa 1935 watercolor on rice paper 15 x 10 7/8 in. (38.1 x 27.6 cm.) Signed "Diego Rivera" upper edge. Provenance Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2005 "The earliest memory I have is that I was drawing ." Diego Rivera One of the greatest Mexican artists of the Twentieth century, Diego Rivera is widely celebrated as a seminal figure in Latin American Modernism. His dynamic compositions and vibrant palettes masterfully depict Mexico’’s native culture and landscape, frequently alluding to stark socioeconomic and political realities. During the artist’’s youth, his father worked as a government official, dealing with social reforms to help the working poor. His family’’s commitment to the plight of the working class was a major influence in Rivera’’s life, ultimately becoming the focus of his creative production. As a child, Rivera spent hours covering the walls of his home with drawings, foreshadowing the prolific artist he would become. He later attended the San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts in Mexico City and continued his education in Europe. During his time in Paris, Rivera was exposed to the avant-garde proposals of Piet Mondrian, Amadeo Modigliani and Pablo Picasso. Fascinated by Cubism, Rivera stated, "Everything about the movement fascinated and intrigued me. It was a revolutionary movement, questioning everything that had been said and done in art." After his return to Mexico, Rivera merged his interest in artistic innovation with his passion for furthering social change. The present lot, Turkey Market, 1935, exemplifies Rivera’’s move away from Cubism towards a realism that communicates the essence of his native Mexico, tinged with the socio-political concerns that he actively voiced throughout his life. His subject in Turkey Market is a woman carrying a child on her back while determinedly going about the business of the day. Her direct gaze and robust features convey a hard-working, dignified individual, noble in her determination to rise above the plight of her socio-economic conditions.
Diego Rivera - Naturaleza Muerta Con Limones

Diego Rivera - Naturaleza Muerta Con Limones

Original 1916
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Lot number: 41
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We wish to thank Professor Luis-Martín Lozano for his kind assistance in confirming the authenticity of this lot. Provenance Acquired from the artist Estate of Emile Delobre, Alforteville (1964) Newton McMahan, New York (1964) Lerner-Heller, Gallery New York (1974) Private Collection, Caracas Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Latin American Art, November 20, 2000, lot 28, illustrated in color New York Private Collector Exhibited Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, March 9-April 29, 1984; New York, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, June 13-August 8, 1984; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, September 27-November 11, 1984, Diego Rivera: The Cubist Years, no. 52, p. 118, illustrated PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION Diego Rivera (1886-1957) NATURALEZA MUERTA CON LIMONES signed and dated Paris 1916 on the reverse oil on canvas 11 1/4 by 15 in. 28.6 by 38.1 cm This oil on canvas has been reinforced around the edges, but is unlined nonetheless. The canvas is still slightly uneven, but the impasto is good and the paint layer is stable. The work is varnished and may be slightly dirty in places, but this conservative cleaning is welcome in this case. The varnish may be a little shiny, but the condition of the painting is certainly very good. No retouches are visible under ultraviolet light, except for possibly a few spots in the black section in the upper center. (This condition report has been provided courtesy of Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc.)
Diego Rivera - Man With Hat

Diego Rivera - Man With Hat

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Lot number: 82
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Diego Rivera (Mexican 1886-1957) Man with Hat signed 'Diego Rivera' (upper left) charcoal and pastel on paper 24 3/8 x 19 in. (61.9 x 48.3 cm.) Mel Ferrer collection, Santa Barbara (acquired from the artist circa mid 1940s). Estate of Mel Ferrer, Santa Barbara. Mrs. Lisa Soukhotine-Ferrer, Santa Barbara (gifted from the above). PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LISA SOUKHOTINE-FERRER
Diego Rivera - River Landscape

Diego Rivera - River Landscape

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Lot number: 607
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Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886-1957) River Landscape Signed "Diego Rivera" in pencil l.l. Watercolor and graphite on Japan paper, sheet size 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (15.9 x 21.0 cm), framed. Condition: Tape hinged to backing board, mat burn, foxing, deckled edges. Provenance: Purchased by Mrs. Charlotte H. Jordan, New York City, purportedly c. 1929 from René d'Harnoncourt; private Rhode Island collection. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
Diego Rivera - Mujer Con Niño

Diego Rivera - Mujer Con Niño

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Lot number: 23
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DIEGO RIVERA (1886-1957) Mujer con niño signed and dated 'Diego Rivera 43' (lower right) charcoal on paper 15 1/4 x 10 1/2in. (38.7 x 26.7cm) Drawn in 1943 Footnotes PROVENANCE Arte de Coleccionistas Galería, Mexico City. Acquired from the above by the present owner. LITERATURE L. Cortés Gutiérrez (ed.), Diego Rivera: catálogo general de obra de caballete , Mexico City, 1989, no. 489, illustrated p. 69 (incorrectly dated 1924). This work is accompanied by a photo certificate from Emma Hurtado, the artist's widow, dated 23 February 1963.

LA BIOGRAFIA DI Diego Rivera

Pittore, muralista, illustratore e scrittore comincia a dipingere prestissimo.
Nel 1907 vince una borsa di studio che gli permette di visitare l'Europa, stabilendosi a Madrid, città presso la quale risiede fino al 1909.
Conosce le personalità più importanti del momento come José Gutiérrez Solana, Ramon Gomez de la Serna, Maria Blanchard.
Dal 1909 si divide tra la Spagna e Parigi; qui conosce Picasso ed i grandi pittori cubisti che lo influenzano notevolmente in questo periodo.
Conosce anche il compatriota Zorraga con il quale si reca a Toledo.
Nel 1920 partecipa all'Exposicion d'Art Frances d'Avantguardia alle gallerie Dalmau.Il ritorno in Messico nel 1921 segna il trionfo del Muralismo con temi pubblici, storici e sociali.

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