Morton Subastas Auctions

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

Rare books, ancient and contemporary

The Auction starts with the Burkhard Willhelm Fritsch Collection that goes from lot 1 to 64 in which archaeological and historical works stand out, for example, Genealogical History of the Oldest Families of Mexico by Ricardo Ortega and Rincón Gallardo (lot 61).

The photography section features the work of one of the most relevant photographers of the 20th century, David Bailey (lot 75), a limited edition portrait of Andy Warhol, signed by the photographer. It also includes a selection of early twentieth-century prints of the work of José Guadalupe Posada, lots 76 to 93, part of his vast production, which has been preserved in a very limited way.

Highlights lot 99, Unpublished Project: "The Oaxacan Indians and their Archaeological Monuments", relevant work for Mexican archeology and the study of the original cultures of the south of the country, focusing the analysis on the representation of ceramic, metal and daily use of the Zapotec, Mixteca, Mazateca, Chonteca, Huave and Cuicateca cultures. Typewritten work, whose plates were made by hand.


Morton Subastas
Monte Athos 179
Lomas de Chapultepec
Blvd De Los Virreyes 155
Lomas de Chapultepe

Mexico City, Mexico

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