Diego RiveraMrs Helen Wills Moody 1930

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Diego Rivera (1886‑1957)
Mrs Helen Wills Moody
Date 1930
MediumPastel on paper
Dimensionssupport: 2277 x 1602 mm frame: 2454 x 1772 x 88 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Earl of Huntingdon 1958
Not on display

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Diego Rivera 1886-1957

T00200 Mrs Helen Wills Moody1930

Inscribed 'Diego Rivera. 1930' b.l.
Sanguine and pastel on paper, 89 3/4 x 63 1/8 (228 x 160.3)
Presented by the Earl of Huntingdon 1958
Prov:Richard Tobin (purchased from the artist); the Earl and Countess of Huntingdon, London
Exh:Lent by Viscount Hastings (later the Earl of Huntingdon) to the Tate Gallery from c.1936 until presented
Lit:Diego Rivera, Portrait of America(New York-London 1935), p.14; Helen Wills, Fifteen-Thirty(New York-London 1937), pp.183-5; Bertram D. Wolfe, Diego Rivera: his Life and Times(New York-London 1939), pp.324, 327; Bertram D. Wolfe, The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera(London 1968), pp. 290-1

Mrs Helen Wills Moody (née Wills), the famous American tennis player; she won the women's singles at Wimbledon no less than eight times between 1927 and 1938… (read more)

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