Aug 07, 2019 - Sale 2515

Sale 2515 - Lot 535

Price Realized: $ 4,160
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
SERGIO TRUJILLO MAGNENAT (1911-1999) BOGOTA 1938 / IV CENTENARIO / JUEGOS DEPORTIVOS BOLIVARIANOS. 1938.
39 1/4x27 1/2 inches, 99 3/4x70 cm. Litografia Colombia, Bogota.
Condition A-: small creases and tears at edges; slight skinning in corners; unobtrusive horizontal fold. Paper.
Sergio Trujillo Magenat was a painter, muralist, illustrator, ceramicist, sculptor, photographer and designer. Of all the words used to describe his work, the most all-encompassing is Modernist. His graphic work combined elements of the Art Deco movement and the Bauhaus, combined with his signature, elongated figures and distinct typographic style. A prominent, polymathic figure in South American art of the 20th century, he was the director of the Decorative Arts Department at the Bogota School of Fine Arts and oversaw publications for the Ministry of National Education. He was also the artistic director of La Revista de las Indias and the children's publication Rin Rin.