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Fernando Botero

A Lawyer

Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero

A Lawyer

A Lawyer

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Fernando Botero

b. 1932

A Lawyer



signed Botero and dated 98 (lower right) 

pastel, charcoal, watercolor and pencil on canvas

49½ by 40⅞ in.

125.7 by 103.8 cm.

Executed in 1998. 

This work is in very good condition overall. The canvas is unlined and well stretched. The media layer is stable and the colors are vibrant. The work is ready to hang. Framed under Plexiglas: 60 7/8 by 52 1/4 in.


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Please see Sothebys.com for additional provenance for this lot.

Marlborough Gallery, New York

Private Collection, Maine 

James D. Julia Auctioneer Maine, 8 February 2018, lot 1194 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Marc Fumaroli & Benjamin Villegas, Botero Dibujos, Bogotá, 1999, pp. 206-207, illustrated in color
New York, Marlborough, Fernando Botero: Drawings and Watercolors on Canvas, 1998, no. 7, pp. 16-17, illustrated in color