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Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero
Post-War & Contemporary Art Live auction

Lot # 051

Fernando Botero
1932 - Colombian

Toro
oil on canvas
signed and dated 2002 and on verso titled on the Musée Maillol exhibition label
58 1/2 x 48 1/2 in  148.6 x 123.2cm

Provenance:
Galleria d'Arte Contini, Venice, 2005
Property of an Important Estate, British Columbia

Literature:
Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon, 1960, page 91
Ana María Escallón, “From the Inside Out: An Interview with Fernando Botero,” Botero: New Works on Canvas, 1997, page 12
Cristina Carrillo de Albornoz Fisac, “The Perils of Popularity,” The Art Newspaper, no. 120, December 2001, page 45
Dina Vierny et al., Botero: oeuvres récentes, Fondation Dina Vierny - Musée Maillol, 2003, reproduced page 77

Exhibited:
Fondation Dina Vierny / Musée Maillol, Paris, Fernando Botero: Exhibition, November 7, 2003 - March 15, 2004

For full cataloguing, essay and images in PDF format, please click here.

Estimate: $450,000 ~ $650,000 CAD

Sold For: $811,249.97 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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