Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
"Idolo Maya." Pen and ink on paper. 247x175 mm; 9x7 inches. Initialed "MC" in red pencil, lower right corner; titled in pencil on verso.

Throughout his career, Covarrubias maintained a scholarly interest in underrepresented and marginalized cultures, choosing to illustrate works about Harlem (where he lived in the 1920s and `30s) and its renaissance, Bali, and Mexico's Isthmus of Tehuantepec, among others.