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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 44

    Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

    Ballerina

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
    Ballerina
    signed and inscribed 'Botero E.A. 1/2' (on the base)
    bronze
    32 x 23 x 11 1/2 in. (81.3 x 58.4 x 29.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1998.
    Artist's proof one of two; Edition of six.


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    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

    Provenance

    Galleria d’Arte Contini, Venice.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Botero: Sculture, disegni, dipinti, Venice, Galleria D'Arte Contini, 2002, p. 75 no. 49 (another edition illustrated).