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Pierre Restany After Fernando Botero "The Walk" Lithograph, Limited Edition

$ 2,750.00
An exquisite lithograph created in 1983 by Pierre Restany( French - 1930 - 2003) after the iconic work of Fernando Botero ( Columbian, 1932- 2023) entitled "The Walk." A limited edition of 200, this piece is a testament to the collaboration between two artistic luminaries. The lithograph is part of a comprehensive book curated by Pierre Restany, a visionary in the art world, featuring 60 reproductions in stunning colors. The entire collection was published by the esteemed Harry N. Abrams, Inc., based in New York.

The lithograph, true to Botero's signature style known as Boterismo, captures the essence of charm and whimsy. The focal point is an oversized woman, gracefully portrayed, holding a small umbrella while standing beside a tranquil lake under the shelter of towering, oversized trees. This captivating scene brings to life the unique and delightful world that Botero's art often explores—the juxtaposition of exaggerated proportions and everyday scenes.

In the bottom right corner, Botero's distinctive signature, elegantly rendered as "Botero," adds an authentic touch to the lithograph. Accompanying this extraordinary lithograph is a certificate of authentication, providing assurance of its legitimacy and origin.
The art work has been recently professionally matted and framed in white with glass on top to protect the beautiful art.

Artist: Fernando Botero (after)
Title: The Walk
Year: 1983
Edition: From the limited edition of 200
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Inc. New York
Suite: Fernando Botero Sequence by Pierre Restany
Medium: Original offset lithograph on paper
Condition: Excellent
Signature Details: Signed in the plate
Comes with letter of authenticity and guaranteed in perpetuity.

Framed 22” H x 18” W x 1.25” D
Unframed 14” H x 11” W

About Fernando Botero:
Fernando Botero Angulo ( Medellin, Columbia 1932- 2023) was a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. His signature style, also known as "Boterismo", depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume, which can represent political criticism or humor, depending on the piece - Wikipedia

About Pierre Restany:
Pierre Restany (24 June 1930 – 29 May 2003), was an internationally known French art critic and cultural philosopher.
Restany was born in Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda, Pyrénées-Orientales, and spent his childhood in Casablanca. On returning to France in 1949 he attended the Lycée Henri-IV before studying at universities in France, Italy and Ireland. From their first meeting in 1955, Restany maintained a strong tie with Yves Klein (to whom is