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    Sale 2005

    Latin American Sale Evening Session

    28 - 29 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 244

    Francisco Zúñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican 1912-1998)

    La visita

    Price Realised  

    Francisco Zúñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican 1912-1998)
    La visita
    signed, dated and numbered 'ZÚÑIGA, 1980, II VI' (lower right)
    bronze with granite base
    21 3/8 x 29½ x 3½ in. (54.3 x 75 x 8.9 cm.)
    23¼ x 33¾ x 8½ in. (59 x 85.7 x 20 cm.) including base
    Executed in 1980.
    Edition two of six.


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    We are grateful to Mr. Ariel Zúñiga for his assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Hartcourts Gallery, San Francisco.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner (1980).


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Francisco Zúñiga, Sculplture/Drawings, London, The Waddington Gallery, 1981, p. 12 (another cast illustrated).
    Exhibition catalogue, Francisco Zúñiga, Sculpture/Drawings, Hamburg, Galerie Levy, 1981, p. 13 (another cast illustrated).
    J. Lassaigne, Francisco Zúñiga: Sculpture, Drawings, Lithographs, Brewster Editions, New York, 1982, p. 99 (another cast illustrated).
    Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo Razonado, Volumen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, Mexico City, 1999, p. 502, no. 865 (another cast illustrated).


    Exhibited

    London, The Waddington Gallery, Francisco Zúñiga, Sculpture/Drawings, June 1981 (another cast exhibited).
    Hamburg, Galerie Levy, Francisco Zúñiga, Sculptures Drawings, October 1981, p. 13 (another cast exhibited).