14 - 15 June 2016
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Felipe Castañeda (Mexican, b. 1933)
signed, dated and numbered 'F.CASTAÑEDA/ 2007 II/VII' (on the reverse)
bronze with green patina
9 ¼ x 22 x 12 ¼ in. (23.5 x 55.9 x 31.1 cm.)
Executed in 2007. This work is number two from an edition of seven.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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