Auctions → 25 and 26 February 2021: Fashion & Designer Jewellery and Decorative Art → Decorative Art → Francisco Barón: A Bull
Green patinated bronze, brass base with engraved scene of a bullfight, sign. and numbered 'Barón 2/25' and inscribed 'TORITO MUCHA-MUERTE'. Base with traces of oxidation, overall height 12 cm, 12 x 5 cm. - Spanish sculptor, studied from 1949-1954 at the Art Academy San Fernando in Madrid, fellow in London, Yale and Rhode Island, since 1960 numerous exh. and honors, from the 70s we know especially the multiple mobile and variable sculptures of metal and wood. Lit.: Saur AKL 7, p. 123f; Maria Teresa Ortega Coca: Francisco Baron, 1989.