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Fernando Botero (Colombian B. 1932)
Fernando Botero (Colombian B. 1932)

Still Life with Watermelon

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Fernando Botero (Colombian B. 1932)
Still Life with Watermelon
signed and numbered 'Botero 3/6' and stamped with foundry mark 'FONDERIA TESCONI PIETRASANTA' (on the tablecloth)
bronze with brown patina
59 x 74¾ x 45 1/3 in. (150 x 190 x 115 cm.)
Executed in 1976-1977.
Edition three of six.
Literature
L'Oeil, no. 270, January - February 1978, p. 32.
U. Bode, Fernando Botero: Das plastische Werk, Brusberg Dokumente 11, Galerie Brusberg, Hannover, 1978, no. 24 (another cast illustrated).
Fernando Botero, Musée d'Ixelles, Ixelles, 1979, no. 29 (another cast illustrated).
Fernando Botero, Stichting Veranneman, Kruishoutem, 1980, no. 37 (another cast illustrated).
Brusberg Berichte 25, Galerie Brusberg, Hannover, 1980, p. 69 (another cast illustrated).
C. Ratcliff, Botero, Abbeville Press, New York, 1980, p. 210, no. 179 (another cast illustrated).
Kunst in het Casino te Aken, Kunstecho, Hamburg, 1980, p. 20, no. 4 (another cast illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Fernando Botero: Recent Sculpture, New York, Marlborough Gallery, 1982, p. 7, no. 4 (another cast illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Fernando Botero: Obras recientes, Bogota, Galería Quintana, 1982, no. 20 (another cast illustrated).
E. J. Sullivan, Botero Sculpture, Abbeville Press, New York, 1986, p. 151 (another cast illustrated in color).
Exhibition catalogue, W. Spies, Fernando Botero Bilder, Zeichnungen, Skulpturen, Prestel-Verlag, Munich, 1986, no. 92 (another cast illustrated).
W. Spies, Fernando Botero Paintings and Drawings, Prestel-Verlag, Munich, 1992, p. 160 (another cast illustrated).
J.-C. Lambert, Botero Sculptures, Villegas editores, Bogota, 1998 (another cast illustrated in color).
'Botero,' special edition of Connaissance des Arts, Paris, July 1999, p. 51, no. 45 (another cast illustrated in color).
Exhibited
Hannover, Galerie Brusberg, Fernando Botero: Das plastische Werk, October - November 1978. This exhibition later traveled to Marl, Germany, Skulpturenmuseum, November - December 1978 (another cast exhibited).
New York, Marlborough Gallery, Fernando Botero: Recent Sculpture, April - May 1982 (another cast exhibited).
Bogota, Galería Quintana, Fernando Botero: Obras recientes, August - October 1982, no. 20 (another cast exhibited).

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