Lot 448: Carlos Machado. ca. 1929
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: TITO LIVIO DE MADRAZO (1899-1979) Size: 29 3/8 x 46 5/8 in./74.5 x 118.5 cm Richier-Laugier, Paris Carlos Machado was a dancer in Parisian variety shows during the '20s and '30s, notably performing in several acts with the radiant Mistinguett. This sinuous Deco design, one of the most unique of the period, curves Machado's leg into an emblematic C shape. Madrazo created numerous entertainment posters, all of which exude a similar elegant magnetism through sparse, fluid use of line and color.
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears at folds. Framed.
Dimensions: 29 3/8 x 46 5/8 in./74.5 x 118.5 cm
Artist or Maker: TITO LIVIO DE MADRAZO (1899-1979)
Date: ca. 1929