2 March 2006
Property from the Glenbow Museum Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*
Malvina Hoffman (1887-1966)
inscribed 'UN PUYAZO/© MALVINA HOFFMAN 1953' (on the base)
bronze with brown patina
20¼ in. (51.4 cm.) high
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M. Hoffman, Yesterday is Tomorrow: A Personal History, New York, 1965, pp. 340-42, 377, another example illustrated.
The present work is one of a series of eight sculptures Malvina Hoffman produced from 1952-53 depicting various bullfight scenes.
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