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Fernando Botero

The Dancers

Property from an Important Estate

Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero

The Dancers

The Dancers

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Property from an Important Estate

Fernando Botero

b. 1932

The Dancers


inscribed with artist's signature and numbered 3/6 (on the base)

bronze

height: 45 in.

114.3 cm.

This example executed in 2004 as number 3 from an edition of 6, plus 2 artist's proofs. 

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. A few scattered minor areas of light wear to the patina are present overall, most evident on female figure’s calves and under the male figure's proper left arm. A 2 inch drip accretion is present under the female figure’s proper right arm. A faint 3 inch diagonal scuff is present on the male figure’s proper right jacket pocket.

Marlborough Gallery, New York 
Acquired from the above in November 2003 by the present owner 
Fernando Botero; Silke Thomas; Galerie Thomas, Global Botero: we are celebrating Botero's 75th birthday with worldwide exhibitions, Munich, 2007, p. 33, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown)