22 - 23 May 2012
Francisco Zúñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican 1912-1998)
signed, dated and numbered 'ZUÑIGA, 1971, V/VI' (near the base)
bronze with dark brown patina and wooden base
8½ x 7¾ x 7½ in. (21.6 x 19.7 x 19 cm.) including base
Executed in 1971.
Edition five of six.
Private collection, Mexico City (acquired directly from the artist).
By descent from the above.
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Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo Razonado Volúmen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, Mexico City, 1999, p. 338, no. 574 (another cast illustrated).
This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity from the Fundación Zúñiga Laborde signed by Ariel Zúñiga and dated 24 January 2012.
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