7 - 8 October 2015
Francisco Zúñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican, 1912-1998)
signed, dated and numbered 'ZUÑIGA/ 1977 I/III' (along the edge)
bronze with black-green patina
35 x 29 1/2 x 36 in. (88.9 x 75 x 91.4 cm.), excluding base
Executed in 1977. This work is numbered one from an edition of three.
Private Collection, New York.
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Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo Razonado Volúmen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Mexico City, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, 1999, p. 477, no. 820 (another cast illustrated).
Volume I of the Catálogo Razonado notes that only two works from this edition were cast. All three works were in fact cast. This will be corrected in Ariel Zúñiga's forthcoming supplement to Volume I, currently in preparation.
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