Monday, November 26, 2012

Latin American Art

Latin American Art 
@ NYC auction house recently.

Both painting and sculpture by
Fernando Botero

" A SOUL should always stand ajar, 
ready to welcome the ecstatic experience." 
- Emily Dickinson  
La Baigneuse by Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932) 
bronze with dark brown patina 12" x 20" x 9".

“MAN IS ONLY TRULY GREAT when he acts from the passions.” 
Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) 
Painting: Red Carpet by Claudio Bravo 
Chilean 1936 -2011. 
Oil on canvas. 51 ½" x 64"

Bronze with dark brown patina and granite base
Figura Danzante by Raul Valdivieso 
Chilean 1931- 1993 27 ½" x 17½" x 6"

"ANYTHING WORTH doing is worth doing slowly." 
- Mae West
Marie of Romania and Mae West 
by Miguel Covarrubias (Mexican 1904-1957) 
- gouache on paper 19 5/8" x 17¼

Cornelis Zitman (Dutch/Venezuelan b. 1926)

El campeón (also known as Triunfador)
bronze with dark brown patina, with metal and ribbon elements
26 x 22½ x 11 in.


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