LOT 052

1932 -

Girl Reading Her Diary
pastel and graphite on paper
signed and dated 1975 and on verso titled and dated on the Russeck Gallery label
51 3/8 x 71 5/8 in, 130.5 x 181.8 cm

Estimate: $225,000 - $275,000 CAD

Sold for: $301,250

Preview at:

Marlborough Gallery, New York
Sold sale of Latin American Art, Sotheby’s New York, November 20, 2003, lot 132
Russeck Gallery, Florida, 2005
Property of an Important Estate, British Columbia

Sam Hunter, Fernando Botero, Marlborough Gallery, 1975, listed page 10 and reproduced page 37
Germán Arciniegas, Fernando Botero, 1977, pages 51 and 53
Carter Ratcliff, Botero, 1980, reproduced page 242
Marie-Pierre Colle, “Fernando Botero,” Latin American Artists in Their Studios, 1994, pages 40 – 42
Carlos Fuentes, Botero Women, 2003, reproduced page 40

Marlborough Gallery, New York, Fernando Botero, November 7 – 29, 1975, catalogue #21

For full cataloguing, essay and images in PDF format, please click here.

Estimate: $225,000 - $275,000 CAD

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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