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Autumn Auctions 2019

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Fernando Botero

Medellín 1932 – lives in Paris and Pietrasanta

The Bed. 1974

Red chalk on canvas, washed. 202 × 179 cm. (79 ½ × 70 ½ in.) Signed and dated lower right: BOTERO 74. On the stretcher labels of the exhibitions New York 1994 and Schwäbisch-Hall 2005/06 (see below).  [3393] Framed 

ProvenanceMalborough Gallery, New York / Private Collection, New York / Galerie Brusberg, Berlin / Private Collection, Germany (acquired 1994 at Galerie Brusberg)

EUR 400.000 – 600.000
USD 440,000 – 659,000

The Bed

Auction 313Thursday, 28 November 2019
06:00 PM

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ExhibitionFernando Botero Drawings: 1964–1988. New York, James Goodman Gallery, 1994, cat. no. 9 / Fernando Botero. “Der umgekehrte Kolumbus“. Berlin, Galerie Brusberg (Brusberg Dokumente no. 36), 1996, cat. no. 19, ill. p. 77 / Fernando Botero. Schwäbisch Hall, Kunsthalle Würth, 2005/06, ill. p. 75

Literature and IllustrationGerman Arciniegas: Fernando Botero. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1977, cat. no. 181 / Edward-J. Sullivan: Botero: Disegni e acquerelli. Mailand, Rizzoli 1992, page 5 / Berlin, Brusberg Dokumente 36, 1996, cat. no. 19, ill. p. 77 / Carter Ratcliff: botero. New York, ebbeville press inc., 1980, cat. no. 147, ill. p. 179

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