FERNANDO BOTERO (Columbian, b. 1932)
    Hand with Cigarette, 1981
    Bronze with brown patina
    35 x 21 x 19-3/4 inches (88.9 x 53.3 x 50.2 cm)
    Ed. 2/6
    Signed and stamped with foundry mark: Botero 2/6 Fonderia / M / Italy
    Marlborough Gallery, New York
    Benjamin Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia
    Private collection, Miami
    Fuller's Fine Art Auction, Philadelphia, Inaugural Fine Art Auction, December 1, 2007 (lot 152, illustrated in color)
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    New York, Marlborough Gallery, Fernando Botero: Recent Sculpture, April 30-May 29, 1982, p. 26, no. 25, illustration of another cast

    Edward J. Sullivan, Botero Sculpture, New York, 1986, p. 71, illustration of another cast

    This lot comes with a photo certificate of authenticity signed by Botero

    Estimate: $180,000 - $220,000.

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