• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 141

    Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932)

    Angel

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932)
    Angel
    signed and numbered 'Botero 2/6' (near the base) and inscribed with foundry 'FOND. ART. BROTAL MENDRISIO' (near the base on the right side)
    bronze with light brown patina
    46¼ x 30½ x 14 3/8 in. (117.5 x 77.5 x 36.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1981.
    Edition two of six.


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    Provenance

    Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 17 May 1993, lot 61 (illustrated in color).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Fernando Botero: Recent Sculpture, New York, Marlborough Gallery, 1982, p. 42, no. 14 (another cast illustrated).
    E.J. Sullivan, Botero Sculpture, Abbeville Press, New York, 1986, p. 91 (another cast illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    New York, Marlborough Gallery, Fernando Botero, 1982, p. 24, no. 14.