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Diego Rivera (Mexican; 1886-1957) 1930s "Emiliano Zapata Estudio" Original Charcoal & Sanguine on Paper Drawing Framed W/COA & Digital Analysis by Ruth Alvarado Rivera - This stunningly rare piece was created by prominent Mexican muralist and painter, Diego Rivera, and depicts famous historical figure Emiliano Zapata. The charcoal and sanguine drawing depicts Zapata, who was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, standing beside his horse with a sword and rifle in hand. The piece is believed to have been created in the 1930s, and is signed by the artist in the lower right corner. The piece has been framed in an ornate wood and gilt gold frame under non-glare plexiglass. The work will come with a certificate of authenticity from Conoculta INBA signed by Ruth Maria Alvarado Rivera, and will come with an "Analisis Digital de la Obra" (digital analysis of the work). Ruth Maria Alvarado Rivera, was the granddaughter of Diego Rivera, and the authorized person in charge of authenticating his work, along with Frida Kahlo's. This piece has spectacular investment potential, as Diego Rivera's works can bring record setting prices. His paintings have sold at auction for over $3 Million, and a recent private sale for over $15 Million set a world record price for any work of Latin American art. Measurements (approximate): 14"W x 18"L (24" x 28" x 2" including frame). Diego Rivera was a prominent Mexican painter, whose large frescoes helped establish the Mexican mural movement in Mexican art. Between 1922 and 1953, Rivera painted murals among others in Mexico City, Chapingo, Cuernavaca, San Francisco, Detroit, and New York City. With his socially and politically expansive artistic vision, narrative focus, and use of symbolic imagery, Rivera inspired such diverse artists as Ben Shahn, Thomas Hart Benton, and Jackson Pollock.

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Diego Rivera 1930s "Emiliano Zapata Estudio" W/COA

Estimate $3,000,000 - $7,000,000Feb 17, 2018