May 02, 2019 - Sale 2507

Sale 2507 - Lot 368

Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 20,000
Bailarina Enmascarada en la Carnival Huejotzingo.

Conté crayon on Japan paper, 1949. 385x270 mm; 15x10 3/4 inches. Signed in pencil, lower right recto.

Ex-collection J.W. Alsdorf; Galería Mexicana; private collection, New York.

With a signed letter of authenticty by the artist, dated October 14, 1952, Mexico.

The Carnival of Heujotzingo is a Lenten Season celebration in Mexico that takes place in the state of Puebla, during which thousands of celebrants dress is costume (many related to elements of the armies that fought in the Battle of Puebla).