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“Vendedora de flores” by Alfredo Ramos Martinez sold for $937,000

$937,000 was paid at Christie's Latin American Sale event on May 29 for Alfredo Ramos Martinez's painting, the "Vendedora de flores"From the auction's lot notes:"Recurring in Alfredo Ramos Martínez's California period paintings(1930-1946), the images of woman as flower bearer, flower vendor andparticipant in ritual offerings, or woman as a classical andmythological entity, seem to define the shift in his Californiapaintings to Mexican themes. Yet, these images of woman as metaphor hadalready appeared in his [...]

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