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Colón Caballero

Francisco Barón (Madrid 1932 - 2006)


Colón Caballero

Lot-No. 704

Proceeds : 1.500,00 €


Bronze, green patinated, on wooden base. From the series of Columbus heads. Multi-part, hinged head, depicting Pegasus when opened. Base inscribed 'COLÓN CABALLERO EL JINE TE SE ACERCABA TOCANDO EL TAMBOR DEL LLANO', sign. 'Barón', num. copy 101/1492' (the numbering probably alluding to the discovery of America). Head: h. 28 cm, base: h. 7 cm. - Provenance: Formerly collection Fritz van Ankum/Imme Reich-van Ankum, owner of Galería Arabal, Alicante - 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.

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Francisco Barón: Colón Caballero


Francisco Barón (Madrid 1932 - 2006)

Colón Caballero

Lot-No. 704

Proceeds : 1.500,00 €

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Bronze, green patinated, on wooden base. From the series of Columbus heads. Multi-part, hinged head, depicting Pegasus when opened. Base inscribed 'COLÓN CABALLERO EL JINE TE SE ACERCABA TOCANDO EL TAMBOR DEL LLANO', sign. 'Barón', num. copy 101/1492' (the numbering probably alluding to the discovery of America). Head: h. 28 cm, base: h. 7 cm. - Provenance: Formerly collection Fritz van Ankum/Imme Reich-van Ankum, owner of Galería Arabal, Alicante - 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.

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