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FERNANDO BOTERO | PORTRAIT OF A SCHOOLGIRL

Estimate:

80,000 to - 120,000 USD

FERNANDO BOTERO | PORTRAIT OF A SCHOOLGIRL

FERNANDO BOTERO | PORTRAIT OF A SCHOOLGIRL

Estimate:

80,000 to - 120,000 USD

Lot sold:

175,000

USD

FERNANDO BOTERO

b. 1932

PORTRAIT OF A SCHOOLGIRL


signed and dated 67

pastel on board

painting: 28 by 27½ in. 71 by 70 cm.

framed: 39½ by 38½ in. 100.3 by 97.8 cm.

This work is in good condition overall. The media layer appears stable and the colors are vibrant. Scattered pinpoint spots of media loss are present in the girl’s hair along with a very faint two-inch diagonal surface scuff to the right of her cheek. Please note, this work has not been examined outside of the frame or under Ultraviolet light inspection. Framed under Plexiglas.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Marlborough Gallery, New York

Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above) 

Sotheby's, New York, 23 November 2016, Lot 93

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner