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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932)

    Cabeza de hombre

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932)
    Cabeza de hombre
    signed and numbered 'Botero 5/6' (on the bottom)
    bronze with black patina
    9¼ x 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (23.5 x 24.5 x 19.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1973.
    Edition five of six.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    U. Bode, et al., exhibition catalogue, Brusberg Dokumente 11, Fernando Botero: Das plastische Werk, Galerie Brusberg, Hannover, 1978, no. 6 (illusrated).
    C. Ratcliff, Botero, New York, Abbeville Press, 1980, p. 224, no. 198 (illustrated).
    E.J. Sullivan, Botero Sculpture, New York, Abbeville Press, 1986 p. 60 (illustrated).
    Exhibition catalogue, Fernando Botero: Der Umgekehrte Kolombus, Berlin, Galerie Brusberg, 1996, p. 42 and p. 78, no. 17 (illustrated).