25 - 26 May 2016
PROPERTY FROM THE WYNN LAS VEGAS COLLECTION
Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
Circus Woman with Baby Tiger
signed and dated 'Botero 07' (lower right)
oil on canvas
39 3/4 x 33 in. (101 x 83.8 cm.)
Painted in 2007.
Acquired directly from the artist.
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Botero Circus: Paintings and Works on Paper, New York, Glitterati Incorporated, 2013, p. 160 (illustrated in color).
Valencia, Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Fernando Botero, 20 May-6 June 2008.
Please note this lot is offered without a reserve.
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