19 - 20 November 2007,
Price realised USD 29,800
USD 20,000 - USD 25,000
Angel Botello (Puerto Rican 1913-1986)
signed 'Botello' (lower left)
oil on masonite
22½ x 18½ in. (57.2 x 47 cm.)
Painted circa 1948.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Private collection, Los Angeles.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, May 1988, lot 173 (illustrated).
Gloria Frank collection, New York.
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