Christie’s Fall 2017 Latin American Art auction

Christie’s Latin American Art auctions in May and November are pillars of New York City’s Latin American art scene.


Christie’s Latin American Art auction November 2017

Almost 200 works of Latin American art are for sale. They range from 18th-century colonial painting through modern and contemporary art.

Featured collections in the sale include:

  • CUBA MODERNA: Masterworks from a Private Collection
  • The Collection of Estela and Joaquín Shapiro
  • The Collection of Clara Diament Sujo
  • The Tuttleman Collection
  • The Lance Aaron Family Collection
  • Property from the Collection of Reyna Henaine

The auction goes online on Monday, November 13.

The auction exhibition opens at Christie’s showroom in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan on Saturday, November 18 from 10 am – 5 pm.

The auction of Lots 1 – 72 is Tuesday, November 21 at 6 pm.
The auction of lots 75 – 194 is Wednesday, November 22 at 11 am.


Christie’s Latin American Art auction Highlights

The auction is led by Chilean hyperrealist Claudio Bravo’s Lux perpetua (3 Reds and Green), 1999.

Claudio Bravo

Chilean, (1936 – 2011)

Lux perpetua (3 Reds and Green), 1999
Estimate: $900,000 – $1,500,000

Papel aluminio plata  sobre tela amarilla, 2010
Estimate: $200,000 – $300,000

Alfredo Ramos Martínez

Mexican, (1871 – 1946)

Mujer con flores, circa 1932
Estimate: $800,000 – $1,200,000

Fernando Botero

Colombian, (1932)

The House, 1995
Estimate: $800,000 – $1,200,000

Ballerina, 1990
Estimate: $400,000 – $600,000

Jorge Jiménez Deredia

Costa Rican, (1954)

Crepúsculo, bronze, 2008
Estimate: $300,000 – $400,000

Installed in Rockefeller Center Plaza before the sale

Rufino Tamayo

Mexican, (1899 – 1991)

Tres personajes en un interior, 1970
Estimate: $600,000 – $800,000

Augusto Torres and Horacio Torres

Uruguayan, (1913 – 1992 and 1924 – 1976)

Untitled, 1960-61
Estimate $120,000 – $180,000

Carlos Cruz-Diez

French-Venezuelan, (1923)

Physichromie 163, 1965
Estimate: $200,000 – $300,000

Carmen Herrera

Cuban, (1915)

Diagonal, 1987
Estimate: $500,000 – $700,000


Visit Christie’s

Christie’s showroom is in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan.

Christie’s
20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020
(212) 636-2000

(B) (D) (F) (M) to 47-50 St Rockefeller Center
(N) (R) (W) to 49th St
(1)(2) to 50th St
(E) to 53rd St
(4) (6) to 51st St

Daily: 10 am – 5 pm (Sunday opens at 1 pm)
Christie’s is open additional hours for auctions.


For more information, visit www.christies.com


 


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