Rufino Tamayo (1899 - 1991)

Cabeza Roja ​ (48/100), 1975
Color lithograph
30 x 22 in (76.20 x 55.88 cm)
Tamayo is a Mexican artist of Mesoamerican Indian descent, who combines European painting styles and Mexican folk motifs in his paintings and prints. He was concerned with form and symbolism, and combining Mexican styles with Cubism and Surrealism. The saturated color, simplified forms and earth-like textures reveals the artist's indigenous roots and also his interest in simple modern subject matter. Color lithograph, 1975. 760x560 mm; 30x22 inches (sheet), full margins. Signed and numbered 48/100 in black crayon, lower margin. Printed by Kyron Ediciones Gráficas, Ltd., Mexico City, with the blind stamp, lower right. Published by Ferdinand Roten Galleries, Baltimore. A superb impression with strong colors. Pereda 187.
Cabeza Roja ​ by Rufino Tamayo (1899 - 1991)