Francisco Zúñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican 1912-1998)
Desnudo de Silvia con el pelo largo
signed and dated 'ZUÑIGA, 1967' (near the base)
bronze with light brown patina
13½ x 12½ x 13 in. (34.3 x 31.7 x 33 cm.)
Executed in 1967.
Private collection, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (acquired in Mexico circa 1970).
Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo Razonado, Volímen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, Mexico City, 1999, p. 321, no. 539 (another cast illustrated).
We are grateful to Mr. Ariel Zúñiga for his assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.