28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 20,000
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Ana Mercedes Hoyos (Colombian B. 1942)
La procesión en la fiesta de San Basilio
signed, dated and numbered 'hoyos 03, 6/7' (lower right)
15 x 40¾ x 2½ in. (38 x 103.5 x 6.3 cm.)
Executed in 2003.
Edition six of seven.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Acquired from the artist by the present owner.
B. Villegas, ed., Ana Mercedes Hoyos: Retrospective, Bogotá, 2002, p. 366-67 and back cover (another cast illustrated).
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