Lot 3329* - Z32 PostWar & Contemporary - Friday, 22. June 2012, 05.25 PM

BOTERO, FERNANDO

(Medellin 1932 - lives and works in Pietrasanta, Paris and New York)
Ms. Rubens #3. 1964.
Oil on canvas.
Signed lower right, dated and entitled: Botero Ms. Rubens #3 64.
183 x 178 cm.

Provenance:
- the artist's studio.
- Galerie Buchholz, Munich 1970.
- Collection of Herbert Asmodi, Munich.
- Private collection Germany since 1975, acquired from the above collection.

Exhibited:
- 1970 Munich: Galerie Buchholz "Botero", Munich 1970, Cat. p.9 (with ill.).
- 1975 Munich: Galerie Stangl, Munich 1975. Literature: Ratcliff, Carter. Fernando Botero. New York: Abbeville 1980, Cat.No. 70 (with ill.).

CHF 600 000 / 800 000

€ 526 320 / 701 750

Sold for CHF 825 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.