17 November 2016
Baltasar Lobo (1910-1993)
Grande jeune fille à genoux
signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Lobo 8/8 FONDERIA ART. F.LLI BONVICINI SOMMACAMPAGNA' (on the top of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 84 in. (214 cm.)
Conceived in 1987; this bronze version cast in 1994
Galería Freites, Caracas.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2004.
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G. Diehl, Baltasar Lobo, Caracas, 2005, pp. 42-43 (another cast illustrated).
Galería Freites will include this work in their forthcoming Baltasar Lobo catalogue raisonné under the archive number 8708.
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