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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
Oranges
signed and dated ‘Botero 73’ (lower right)
oil on canvas
42 x 49¼ in. (106.7 x 125.1 cm.)
Painted in 1973.
Provenance
Marlborough Gallery, New York.
Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto.
Private collection, Canada.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1987, lot 54.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.
Literature
G. Soavi, Botero, Milan, 1988, p. 78, no. 50, illustrated in color.
Exhibited
Zurich, Marlborough Gallery, Fernando Botero, October-November 1974, pp. 30 and 31, illustrated in color, p. 31.
New York, Americas Society, Beyond Geography: Forty Years of Visual Arts at the Americas Society, July-October 2005.
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