Artist: Jaled Muyaes (Chilean/Mexican, 1921 - 2007).
Title: "Abstracion Trapecio".
Medium: Gouache and watercolor on paper.
Date: Composed 1950.
Dimensions: Overall size: 12 1/8 x 9 5/16 in. (308 x 237 mm). Image size: 12 1/8 x 9 5/16 in. (308 x 237 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed and dated, lower right. Painted on cream wove paper. Very good condition. Provenance: Sale at Ashe Auctioneers, Phoenix, Arizona, January 31, 2010. From the Estate of Estela Ogazon Sanchez, wife of Jaled Muyaes. A Letter of Authenticity (LOA) from the Artist’s daughter, Karima Muyaes, accompanies this lot. Comment(s): A listed artist, Jaled Muyaes signed his work "Kena," "S. Kena," "Silvestre Kena," "Silvestre," or, if initialed, "K." or "S.K." Works by Muyaes, the noted Mexican painter and sculptor, rarely appear on the market. Born in Chile as Khaled Mujaes Morales, he moved to Mexico City as a young man and became an integral part of the intellectual circle there (e.g., he was intimately acquainted with the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda during Neruda's Mexico City years). His parents were David Suleiman Mujaes (Lebanese), and Emma Morales Gajardo (Chilean). Image copyright © The Estate of Jaled Muyaes. [29953-2-400]