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Fernando Botero

Familia Protestante

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May 20, 10:17 PM GMT


700,000 - 900,000 USD

Lot Details


The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks From an Important Estate

Fernando Botero

b. 1932

Familia Protestante

signed Botero and dated 69 (lower right); signed Botero, titled and dated 1969 (on the reverse) 

oil on canvas

82¾ by 69 in.

210 by 175 cm.

Executed in 1969.

Richard Benedeck, New York 
Robert Bradford, New York (acquired from the above) 
Christie's New York, 21 November 1989, lot 22 (consigned by the above) 
Felipe Grimberg Fine Art, Miami (acquired from the above)  
Sotheby's New York, 20 November 2001, lot 19 
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Tracy Atkinson & Klaus Gallwitz, Botero, Munich, 1970, p. 79, illustrated 
Germán Arciniegas, Fernando Botero, New York, 1977, no. 83, n.p., illustrated in color 
Carter Ratcliff, Botero, New York, 1980, no. 64, p. 84, illustrated in color 
Marcel Paquet, Botero, Philosophie de la Création, Tielt, 1985, no. 45, p. 72, illustrated 
Giorgio Soavi, Botero, Milan, 1988, no. 56, p. 84, illustrated 
Gilbert Lascault, Botero, Madrid, 1992, p. 130, illustrated in color 
Mariana Hanstein, Fernando Botero, Cologne, 2003, pp. 42-43, illustrated in color