31 May - 1 June 2007
Francisco Zuñiga (Costa Rican/Mexican 1912-1998)
Virginia de pie con ropaje
signed, numbered and dated 'ZUÑIGA III/VI 1980' (on the base)
bronze with green patina
24 x 6 x 6 in. (61 x 15.5 x 15.5 cm.)
Executed in 1980.
Edition three of six.
Acquired from the artist by the present owner.
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Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo Razonado Volúmen I, Escultura 1923-1993, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, Mexico City, 1999, p. 505, no. 870 (another cast illustrated).
We are grateful to Mr. Ariel Zúñiga for his assistance in confirming the authenticity of this work.
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