24 - 25 May 2017
Fernando Botero (b. 1932)
signed and dated ‘Botero 82’ (lower right)
oil on canvas
44 ½ x 28 ¾ in. (113 x 73 cm.)
Painted in 1982.
James Goodman Gallery, New York.
Marlborough Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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E. Sullivan and J.M. Tasset, Fernando Botero, Monograph and Catalogue Raisonné, Paintings 1975-1990, Lausanne, Acatos, 2000, p. 330, no. 1982/47 (illustrated).
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