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Diego Rivera
San Francisco Art Institute Mural Preliminary Drawing

1930-31

$16,000

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DIEGO RIVERA (1886 – 1957) (Inv. list NY 10) MURAL STUDY FOR THE CALIFORNIA SCHOOL of FINE ARTS (SF ART INSTITUTE) ca.1930-31 Important early study of one of Rivera’s first works in the United States. Depicts San Francisco and the Bay with California Allegorical elements. Also shows early ideas for the nave that were never executed at all. Unsigned, but annotated by Emmy Lou Packard: “Upper drawing by Diego Rivera – collection of Emmy Lou Packard”. Packard worked on the mural and was also a friend of Rivera and FrIda Kahlo. Provenance: Parker Hall acquired from Rivera, Harcourt’s Gallery, Packard with letter, Bijou Fine Arts, Santa Barbara. Pencil on tracing paper, small repair in center of sheet. 11 ½ x 40”, Architectural framework, 17 ½ x 40”. Framed (UNDER "LIST NY 10")

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  • Creator
    Diego Rivera (1886-1957, Mexican)
  • Creation Year
    1930-31
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 40 in. (101.6 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU41136758862

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