28 May 2014
Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932)
signed and dated 'Botero-02' (lower right)
watercolor and graphite on paper
41 x 32 in. (106.3 x 81.3 cm.)
Executed in 2002.
Galleria Tega, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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L. Caprile, R. Morelli, Fernando Botero, Milan, Galleria Tega, 2006, p. 95 (illustrated in color).
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
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