Lot 559
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ANA MERCEDES HOYOS (1942-2014) | Bazurto Bananas, 1991

25,000 - 35,000 USD
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  • Ana Mercedes Hoyos
  • Bazurto Bananas, 1991
  • 39 1/4 by 39 1/4 in. (99.7 by 99.7 cm.)
oil on canvas; signed and dated '91'; titled on the reverse 


Private Collection, New York (acquired directly from the artist) 
Acquired from the above by the present owner 


Benjamín Villegas, 'Ana Mercedes Hoyos: Retrospective,' Bogotá 2002, p. 318, illustrated in color 


This work is in very good condition overall. The canvas is unlined and well-stretched. The colors are vibrant, and the media layer is stable. A few minor fine lines of frame abrasion are present at the extreme edges of the canvas. Under ultraviolet light examination, no evidence of repairs became apparent. Unframed.
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