Diego Rivera


"Las Banistas de Tehuantepec," 1925

Charcoal and pastel on beige paper laid to board
Signed upper left: Diego Rivera; signed again, dated, and inscribed at the lower left: Para Ana / Diego 25; titled on a museum label affixed to the frame's backing board
19" H x 24.875" W

  • Provenance: From the Collection of Leon Constantiner; Weyhe Gallery, New York; ex-collection Rafael Coronel; ex-collection Ruth Rivera (artist's daughter)
  • Exhibited: Mexico City, Mexico, "Diego Rivera: 50 Anos de su Labor Artistica", Museo Nacional de Artes Plasticas, August-December, 1949
  • Literature: "Diego Rivera, Catalogo general de obra de caballete, Mexico City, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1989, p. 72, no. 511 (illus.)
  • Condition: Overall good condition. The sheet is toned throughout from the board to which it is laid. It is also slightly light-stained. An unobtrusive, delicate surface scuff extending upwards approximately 8" from the center of the lower sheet edge just into the drawn area, visible primarily in raking light. Occasional tiny nicks or pinhead-sized holes in places at the extreme edges and corners of the paper, commensurate with age and handling.

    Framed under Plexiglas: 24.75" H x 30.5" W x 2" D

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