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    Sale 12166

    Latin American Art

    25 - 26 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 143

    Francisco Zúñiga (1912-1998)

    Madre con niño de pie

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Francisco Zúñiga (1912-1998)
    Madre con niño de pie
    signed and dated 'ZUÑIGA, 1969' (on the verso)
    bronze with brown patina on metal base
    11 x 5 x 3 in. (27.9 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm.) sculpture
    12¼ x 3¾ x 3½ in. (31.1 x 9.5 x 8.9 cm.) including base
    Executed in 1969.
    Edition of twenty-eight.


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

    Provenance

    Galería Misrachi, Mexico City.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner (circa 1975).


    Literature

    Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo razonado volumen I, escultura 1923-1993, Mexico City, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, 1999, p. 333, no. 563 (another cast illustrated).