Description

    Diego Rivera (Mexican, 1886-1957)
    Velorio, 1928
    Watercolor on rice paper
    15-1/4 x 11 inches (38.7 x 27.9 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: Diego Rivera 1928

    PROVENANCE:
    Frida Kahlo, Mexico;
    Hans Teichert, Chicago, Illinois;
    Milton Holland Appraisers, Los Angeles, California;
    Private collection, acquired from the above;
    By descent to the present owner.

    LITERATURE:
    S. Ramos, Diego Rivera Acuarelas, 1935-1945: Coleccio´n Frieda Kahlo, Mexico City, 1948, pl. 19, np, illus.;
    Diego Rivera: 50 años de su labor artística, Exposición de Homenaje Nacional, Mexico City, 1951, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Nacional de Artes Plásticas, pl. 1, p. 136, illus.


    Condition Report*:

    The sheet is hinged to paperboard at the top corners verso; aside from slight rippling throughout, commensurate with the paper type and materials used, this work is in very good condition; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 24.5 X 20.5 Inches

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