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Carlos Merida, "Los Magos"-1981, Figural Painting

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Carlos Merida, "Los Magos"-1981, Figural Painting

Lot 0226 Details

Description
Carlos Merida (Guatemalan, 1891-1984), "Los Magos" - 1981, petro-plastic and oil on paper, signed and dated lower right. Cubist work with three abstract elongated figures, the figures made up by prisms, circles, and rectangles with triangular object separating the solo figure on the left from the pair of figures on the right, the dominant colors being red, black, and grey. Work accompanied with copy of with vintage typed label from Galeria de Arte Misrachi, Mexico with basic information on work and a copy of letter dated April of 2000 with image of work from Alma Merida, the artist's daughter, noting that he believes the work to be correct and produced by his father. Framed approximately 26.25" x 34.75". Sight size approximately 16" x 23.5".
Condition
Painting not examined out of the frame as work appears to be floating (possible hinging tape on verso). All edges deckled with light handling wear. Slight scattered discoloration or foxing to paper. No signs of paint loss, paint layer appears to be stable without signs of lifting. No signs of holes, rips or tears.
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Carlos Merida, "Los Magos"-1981, Figural Painting

Estimate
$3,000
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$5,000
Aug 08, 2015
Starting Price
$1,500
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0226: Carlos Merida, "Los Magos"-1981, Figural Painting

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$4,000
15 Bids
Est.
$3,000
-
$5,000
Starting Price
$1,500
Mid-Century Modern Auction
Sat, Aug 08, 2015 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 24%

Lot 0226 Details

Description
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Carlos Merida (Guatemalan, 1891-1984), "Los Magos" - 1981, petro-plastic and oil on paper, signed and dated lower right. Cubist work with three abstract elongated figures, the figures made up by prisms, circles, and rectangles with triangular object separating the solo figure on the left from the pair of figures on the right, the dominant colors being red, black, and grey. Work accompanied with copy of with vintage typed label from Galeria de Arte Misrachi, Mexico with basic information on work and a copy of letter dated April of 2000 with image of work from Alma Merida, the artist's daughter, noting that he believes the work to be correct and produced by his father. Framed approximately 26.25" x 34.75". Sight size approximately 16" x 23.5".
Condition
...
Painting not examined out of the frame as work appears to be floating (possible hinging tape on verso). All edges deckled with light handling wear. Slight scattered discoloration or foxing to paper. No signs of paint loss, paint layer appears to be stable without signs of lifting. No signs of holes, rips or tears.

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