• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    Angel Botello (Puerto Rican 1913-1986)

    Coquette

    Price Realised  

    Angel Botello (Puerto Rican 1913-1986)
    Coquette
    stamped with signature and numbered 'BOTELLO 1/10' (near the base)
    bronze with silver patina and wooden base
    13¾ x 4 x 2½ in. (35 x 10.2 x 6.3 cm.) sculpture
    15½ x 6 x 4 in. (39.4 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm.) including base
    Executed circa 1970.
    Edition one of ten.


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    We are grateful to the Galería Botello for their assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Greenwich, Connecticut.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Wollam Chavako, Botello: Angel Botello Barros, Galería Botello Inc., San Juan, 1988, p. 212 (another example illustrated in color).
    Exhibition catalogue, Botello: Angel Botello Barros, Vigo, Centro Cultural Caixavigo, 1995, no. 59 (another example illustrated).