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Fernando Botero

Bishop

Auction Closed

May 20, 10:17 PM GMT

Estimate

450,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Fernando Botero

b. 1932

Bishop



inscribed with artist's signature and numbered 6/6 

painted epoxy

47¼ by 30 by 25⅛ in.

120 by 76 by 64 cm.

This example executed in Paris in 1977 as number 6 from an edition of 6. 

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner 
Carter Ratcliff, Botero, New York, 1980, n.p., illustrated in color 
Edward J. Sullivan, Botero Sculpture, New York, 1993, pp. 2, 7, 38, 56 & 75, illustrated in color 
Exh. Cat., Bogotá, Galeria El Museo, Fernando Botero, 1950-1987, 1987, n.p., illustrated in color 
Gary Nader Fine Art, Botero: Paintings, Sculpture, Drawings, Miami, n.p, illustrated in color 
Giorgio Soavi, Botero, Milan, 1988, p. 8, illustrated