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Fernando Botero

Niña con flor

Property from an Important Estate

Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero

Niña con flor

Niña con flor

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Property from an Important Estate

Fernando Botero

b. 1932

Niña con flor


signed Botero and dated 99 (lower right) 

oil on canvas

79½ by 69¼ in.

201.9 by 175.9 cm.

Painted in 1999. 

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 minor 1/8 inch spot of media loss is present in the extreme lower right corner. Under UV: no evidence of inpainting becomes apparent. The work is ready to hang. Framed. framed: 86 1/2 by 76 in. (219.7 by 193 cm.)
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid.
Marlborough Gallery, New York 
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004 
Mexico City, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Fernando Botero: 50 años de vida artística, 2001, no. 27, p. 68, illustrated in color