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    Sale 5906

    Christie's Interiors

    21 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    Paco Gorospe (Filipino, 1939-2002)

    The fish seller

    Price Realised  


    Paco Gorospe (Filipino, 1939-2002)
    The fish seller
    signed and dated 'paco gorospe/69' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    36 x 23¾ in. (91.5 x 60.4 cm.)

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    One of the most succesful Filipino artists of the 20th century Francisco "Paco" Gorospe was born in Binondo, Manila. His colourful depictions of his Filipino natives gained world wide acclaim through international exhibitions such as in America in 1962.

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