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

Valerito

Details
Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
Valerito
signed 'Botero' (lower right)
oil on canvas
27 ½ x 24 3/8 in. (69.9 x 61.8 cm.)
Painted in 1985.
Provenance
Galería Fernando Pradilla, Madrid.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Botero, la corrida, Madrid, Lerner y Lerner Editores, 1989, p. 97 (illustrated in color).
Botero: The Bullfight, New York, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1990, p. 97 (illustrated in color).
J. Cau, Fernando Botero, la corrida, Paris, La Bibliothèque des Arts, 1990, p. 136, no. LXXV (illustrated in color).
Fernando Botero: Monograph and Catalogue Raisonné, Paintings 1975-1990, Lausanne,Sylvio Acatos, 2000, p. 381, no. 1985/33 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Coro, Venezuela, Museo de Arte, Botero, la corrida, January-February 1989.  This exhibition also travelled to Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, April 1989; Mexico City Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, May-August 1989, p. 40, no. 8 (illustrated in color).

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