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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican 1912-1998)

    Desnudo de pié

    Price Realised  

    Francisco Zúñiga (Mexican 1912-1998)
    Desnudo de pié
    signed and dated 'Zúñiga 1944' (on the base)
    Tulpetlac stone
    43 3/8 x 17½ x 12¼ in. (110 x 44.5 x 31 cm.)
    Executed in 1944.
    Unique piece.


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    We are grateful to Mr. Ariel Zúñiga for his assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.
    This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Ariel Zúñiga and dated June 11, 2007.

    Provenance

    Antonio Luna Arroyo, Mexico City.
    Ana Luna Mérida, Mexico City.
    Private collection, Mexico City.


    Literature

    Francisco Zúñiga, Mexico City, Ediciones Galería de Arte Misrachi, 1980, p. 74, no. 64-65 (illustrated).
    Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo Razonado Volúmen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, Mexico City, 1999, p. 95, no. 64 (illustrated).