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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 50

    Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

    Reclining Figure

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
    Reclining Figure
    signed and numbered 'Botero 1/3' and stamped with a foundry mark (on the base)
    bronze
    35 x 54 x 31 in. (88.9 x 137.2 x 78.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1985.
    Edition one of three.


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    Provenance

    Irving Galleries Inc., Palm Beach.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1994.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Fernando Botero in Monte Carlo, New York, Marisa del Re Gallery Inc., 1992 (another edition illustrated in color).
    Botero Sculptures, Bogotá, Villegas Editores, 1st Edition, 1998, no. 107 (another edition illustrated in color).