17 - 18 November 2004
Francisco Zuniga (Costa Rican 1912-1998)
Desnudo de Victoria reclinada
signed, dated and numbered 'Zuniga 1964 II/III' (on the head)
bronze with green patina
11 x 8½ x 15 in. (28 x 21.6 x 38.1 cm.)
Executed in 1964.
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Francisco Zúñiga: Cátalogo Razonado Volúmen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, A.C., Mexico, 1999, p. 259, n. 407 (illustrated)
We are grateful to Mr. Ariel Zúñiga for his assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.
Please note that the present sculpture has been incorrectly inscribed by the artist as II/III.
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