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Lot No. 527


Fernando Botero *


Fernando Botero * - Modern Art

(born in Medellin, Colombia in 1932; lives and works in Paris and New York)
Man with snake, 2007, signed, dated Botero 07, oil on canvas, 180 x 115 cm, framed, (AR)

Photo certificate signed by the artist

Provenance:
Galleria d’Arte Contini, Venice
European Private Collection

Exhibition: Milan, Palazzo Reale, Botero. Opere 1994 - 2007, 5 July – 9 September 2007, exh. cat. p. 16 with ill.
Venice, Galleria Contini, Gente del Circo, 24 October 2009 - 5 April 2010, exh. cat. p. 51 with ill.

Literature:
C.B. Pepper, Botero. Paintings and Works on paper, New York, London 2013, p. 144 with ill.

‘The circus is a very interesting subject that has fascinated many important artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, Picasso, Léger…. Each of them imagined his own circus. I do the same, but with a different form. That is the way art works’ (Botero)

‘I went to the circus. I saw the show. I talked to people. I saw how I lived and all of a sudden I thought that I could actually work on that topic’ (Botero)

Photo certificate signed by the artist

Provenance:
Galleria d’Arte Contini, Venice European Private Collection

Exhibition: Milan, Palazzo Reale, Botero. Opere 1994 - 2007, 5 July – 9 September 2007, exh. cat. P. 16 with ill.
Venice, Galleria Contini, Gente del Circo, 24 October 2009 - 5 April 2010, exh. cat. P. 51 with ill.

Literature:
C.B. Pepper, Botero. Paintings and Works on paper, New York, London 2013, p. 144 with ill.

‘The circus is a very interesting subject that has fascinated many important artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, Picasso, Léger…. Each of them imagined his own circus. I do the same, but with a different form. That is the way art works’ (Botero) ‘I went to the circus. I saw the show. I talked to people. I saw how I lived and all of a sudden I thought that I could actually work on that topic’

Specialist: Alessandro Rizzi Alessandro Rizzi
+39-02-303 52 41

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it

24.11.2015 - 18:00

Estimate:
EUR 400,000.- to EUR 600,000.-

Fernando Botero *


(born in Medellin, Colombia in 1932; lives and works in Paris and New York)
Man with snake, 2007, signed, dated Botero 07, oil on canvas, 180 x 115 cm, framed, (AR)

Photo certificate signed by the artist

Provenance:
Galleria d’Arte Contini, Venice
European Private Collection

Exhibition: Milan, Palazzo Reale, Botero. Opere 1994 - 2007, 5 July – 9 September 2007, exh. cat. p. 16 with ill.
Venice, Galleria Contini, Gente del Circo, 24 October 2009 - 5 April 2010, exh. cat. p. 51 with ill.

Literature:
C.B. Pepper, Botero. Paintings and Works on paper, New York, London 2013, p. 144 with ill.

‘The circus is a very interesting subject that has fascinated many important artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, Picasso, Léger…. Each of them imagined his own circus. I do the same, but with a different form. That is the way art works’ (Botero)

‘I went to the circus. I saw the show. I talked to people. I saw how I lived and all of a sudden I thought that I could actually work on that topic’ (Botero)

Photo certificate signed by the artist

Provenance:
Galleria d’Arte Contini, Venice European Private Collection

Exhibition: Milan, Palazzo Reale, Botero. Opere 1994 - 2007, 5 July – 9 September 2007, exh. cat. P. 16 with ill.
Venice, Galleria Contini, Gente del Circo, 24 October 2009 - 5 April 2010, exh. cat. P. 51 with ill.

Literature:
C.B. Pepper, Botero. Paintings and Works on paper, New York, London 2013, p. 144 with ill.

‘The circus is a very interesting subject that has fascinated many important artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, Picasso, Léger…. Each of them imagined his own circus. I do the same, but with a different form. That is the way art works’ (Botero) ‘I went to the circus. I saw the show. I talked to people. I saw how I lived and all of a sudden I thought that I could actually work on that topic’

Specialist: Alessandro Rizzi Alessandro Rizzi
+39-02-303 52 41

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it


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Auction: Modern Art
Date: 24.11.2015 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 14.11. - 24.11.2015