22 - 23 November 2016
Ángel Botello (1913-1986)
signed 'Botello' (lower right) inscribed 'No. 505' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas laid on wood
37 1/8 x 16 ¾ in. (94.3 x 42.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1958.
Acquired directly from the artist, 1960.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 27 May 2004, lot 153 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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We are grateful to Juan Botello for his assistance confirming the authenticity of this work.
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