28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 34,600
USD 30,000 - USD 40,000
Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932)
signed 'Botero' (lower right)
charcoal and colored crayon on heavy paper
27 5/8 x 26 in. (70.2 x 66 cm.)
Executed in 1964.
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Edgar Negret, Bogotá.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 22 May 1986, lot 97 (illustrated).
Acquired from the above.
By descent to the present owner.
Property from the Estate of Charlotte and John Parkinson III
Virgilio Garza, Head of Latin American Paintings, recounts the colourful story of this masterpiece by the great Mexican artist
Zoom in on these beautiful works on display in King Street until 8 March before they head to Paris, Beijing, Los Angeles, Shanghai and New York
An essential guide to arguably South America’s most famous artist, whose work addresses everything from domestic life to bullfighting
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France