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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 40

    Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

    Rape of Europa

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
    Rape of Europa
    signed and numbered 'Botero, 3/6' (on the base)
    bronze
    40 x 40 x 21 in. (101.6 x 101.6 x 53.3 cm.)
    Executed in 2006.
    Edition three of six.


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot is offered without a reserve.

    Please note this work is accompanied by a custom made marble base


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE WYNN LAS VEGAS COLLECTION


    Literature

    Fernando Botero: Works on Paper, Paintings, and Sculptures, New York, David Benrimon Fine Art, LLC., 2009, p. 101, no. 12 (another edition illustrated in color).
    Fernando Botero: Works on Paper, Paintings, and Sculptures, New York, David Benrimon Fine Art, LLC., 2010, p. 72 and 83, no. 8 (another edition illustrated in color).
    Fernando Botero: Works on Paper, Paintings, and Sculptures, New York, David Benrimon Fine Art, LLC., 2014, p. 99, no. 8 (another edition illustrated in color).