Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
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Man on a Horse

Man on a Horse
signed and numbered 'Botero 3⁄3' (on the base)
Height: 137 in. (348 cm.)
Width: 63 in. (160 cm.)
Depth: 90 1⁄2 in. (230 cm.)
Executed in 1999.
Edition three of three.
Collection of the artist.
Marjorie S. Fisher, Palm Beach, Florida.
Her sale; Sotheby's New York, 22 November 2016, lot 19.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
A. M. Escallón, "The Genesis of Fernando Botero's Sculptures," Sculpture Review, Fall 2001, no. 24 (illustrated).
Florence, Piazza della Signoria, Botero a Piazza Signoria, 23 June - 10 September 2000, p. 128-129 (illustrated in color).
New York, Marlborough Gallery, Botero: Monumental Sculpture, 10 May - 16 June 2001, p. 6-7 (illustrated in color).
Venice, Palazzo Duccale, Botero a Venezia: Sculture e dipinti, 12 April - 12 July 2003, p. 106-107 (illustrated in color).
Tokyo, Yebisu Garden Place, Botero at Ebisu, 31 March - 11 July 2004, p. 72-73, no. 16 (illustrated in color).
Post Lot Text
1 Fernando Botero, quoted in Cristina Carrillo de Albornoz Fisac, “The Perils of Popularity,” The Art Newspaper no. 120 (December 2001): 46.
2 Botero, quoted in Botero: Aquarelles, Dessins, Sculptures (Basel: Galerie Beyeler, 1980).
3 Botero, quoted in Marie-Pierre Colle, “Fernando Botero,” in Latin American Artists in Their Studios (New York: The Vendome Press, 1994), 49.
4 Botero, quoted in Clare Henry, “New York: Botero, Marlborough,” Sculpture 21, no. 3 (April 2002): 73.

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