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  • Provenance

    Swann Auction Galleries, 9 December 2003, lot 503

  • Artist Biography

    Graciela Iturbide

    Mexican • 1942

    One of Mexico’s foremost living artists, Graciela Iturbide challenges national stereotypes in her photography, documenting the lives of the indigenous population of her native Mexico. She studied under Manuel Álvarez Bravo at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos, part of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and later worked as his assistant. Iturbide has received multiple awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1988, the Hasselblad Award in 2008 and the PHotoEspaña Award in 2010. Her work has been exhibited at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid; and Tate Modern, London.

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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ANABEL & E.J. GONZALEZ

201

Heroes de la patria (national heroes), Cuetzalan, Puebla

1993
Gelatin silver print.
12 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (32.7 x 21.6 cm).
Signed in ink in the margin.

Estimate
$1,000 - 1,500 

Sold for $1,125

Photographs

1 April 2009, 10am & 2pm
New York