17 - 18 November 2009,
Price realised USD 47,500
USD 25,000 - USD 30,000
Angel Botello (Puerto Rican 1913-1986)
signed and numbered 'Botello #1' (on the base)
bronze with green patina and metal wire
46 x 28 x 14 in. (116.8 x 71.1 x 35.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1960.
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We are grateful to the Galería Botello for their assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.
Acquired directly from the artist (circa 1965).
By descent to the present owner.
Property from a Private New Jersey Collection
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