• Latin American Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2222

    Latin American Sale

    17 - 18 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 15

    Francisco Zúñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican 1912-1998)

    Mujer peinándose

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Francisco Zúñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican 1912-1998)
    Mujer peinándose
    signed and dated 'ZÚÑIGA 1977' (lower right)
    Carrara marble with black granite base
    17¼ x 14 x 10¾ in. (44 x 35.5 x 27.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1977.
    Unique piece.


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

    Provenance

    Private collection, Mexico City.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Francisco Zúñiga, Mexico City, Ediciones Galería de Arte Misrachi, 1980, p. 181, no. 190 (illustrated).
    Francisco Zuñiga: Catálogo Razonado Volúmen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, Mexico City, 1999, p. 413, no. 710 (illustrated). Date correction indicated in the appendix published in Volume IV of the catalogue raisonné.