28 May 2014
Ángel Botello (Spanish/Puerto Rican 1913-1986)
Rascándose la oreja
signed 'Botello' (lower right)
oil on wood
48¼ x 32 in. (122.5 x 81.3 cm.)
Painted circa 1973.
Acquired directly from the artist (circa 1985).
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 27 May 2010, lot 86 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above.
Private collection, New York.
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Botello Paintings and Sculptures, Puerto Rico, Galería Botello, n/d (illustrated in color).
We are grateful to Juan Botello for his assistance confirming the authenticity of this work.
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