Adolfo Riestra (1944-1989)

La cantante negra
indistinctly inscribed (on the figure's torso) inscribed, dated and numbered '89, 2/6' (on the verso)

painted bronze
Height: 65 in. (163.5 cm.)
Width: 2058 in. (54 cm.)
Depth: 1318 in. (34 cm.)
Executed in 1989.
Edition two of six.
Galería OMR, Mexico City.
Acquired from the above by the present owner (1990).
Adolfo Riestra: Escultura en bronce y obra en papel, Mexico City,Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo, 2008, p. 49, no. 128 (another edition illustrated in color).
Mexicanidad: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Francisco Toledo, Adolfo Riestra, Sammlung Würth und Liegaben, Kunsthalle Würth, 2012 9 (another edition illustrated in color).
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