Doyle to Auction Latin American Art on October 12

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  • October 06, 2022

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Diego Rivera (1886-1957), Portrait of a Girl in Orange, Signed, Charcoal and pastel on vellum, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (34.3 x 26.7 cm). Est. $30,000-50,000. Lot 68.
Angel Botello (1913-1986), Mother and Child, circa 1985, Signed and numbered, Bronze, 29 x 21 x 9 inches. The Collection of a Miami Gentleman. Est. $20,000-40,000

Doyle will hold an auction of Latin American Art on Wednesday, October 12 at 11am showcasing paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture by prominent artists of the 20th century. Highlighting the auction will be works from the Collection of a Miami Gentleman and the Collection of Cuban-born artist and collector Hernán García (Read More).

The public is invited to the exhibition on view Saturday, October 8 through Monday, October 10 at Doyle, located at 175 East 87th Street in New York. View the catalogue and place bids at

One of the most iconic figures of 20th Century art and culture, Diego Rivera established the Mexican mural movement, which greatly influenced FDR’s WPA program. Represented by two rare works on vellum, Rivera depicts two young Mexican girls in his radiant palette. Lots 67-68

The beloved Puerto Rican artist and sculptor Angel Botello is represented with nine works in the October 12 auction, including paintings, bronzes and prints. Botello served as a cartographer during the Spanish Civil War, and following the war fled Spain for France, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and eventually Puerto Rico, where he established his permanent home and gallery. Often referred to as the “Caribbean Gauguin,” Botello was revered for his vibrant depictions of island life. Lots 82-90

Colombia’s greatest contemporary artist, Fernando Botero, is beloved worldwide for his depictions of voluptuous figures. Represented in the sale with two works on paper, Botero brings his undeniable sense of humor and mystery to the portraiture for which he is best known. Lots 92-93

Part of Brazil’s Geração 80 group of artists, Jorge Guinle created brilliantly colored abstract compositions. Part of the rebirth of Contemporary Art in Brazil following the nation’s first free elections in 20 years, Guinle, along with Beatriz Milhazes, Daniel Senise and others, became emblematic of a new Brazilian art. Lots 94-96

Hernan Garcia (b. 1935), Man with an Alligator, 2021, Signed and dated, Oil on canvas, 48 x 35 3/4 inches. Est. $3,000-5,000. Lot 111.

One of the Dominican Republic’s most important artists, Ramón Oviedo has been referred to as “the Dominican Picasso.” He draws from Expressionist and Surrealist influences, creating vividly bold abstract forms. The October 12 sale will feature a selection of six works on canvas, including Sena Previa from the Collection of Hernán García. Lot 97

Cuban sculptor Agustin Cárdenas made his way to Montparnasse in the 1950s, where he was invited by Andre Breton to participate in Surrealist exhibitions. Cárdenas’ supple, graceful abstract forms show the influence of European Modernists Henry Moore, Jean Arp and Constantin Brancusi. Both works in the October 12 sale are from the Collection of Hernán García. Lots 109-110  

20th Century Abstraction
Works by prominent American, European and Asian artists comprise lots 1 - 66 in the sale. Read More

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