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Venus

1977–78

Fernando Botero, Colombian, born in 1932 Colombian


Dimensions

72 3/4 x 33 1/2 x 25 in.

Accession Number

2003.50

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Corridor near Trustees Room ( 325.1)

Collections

Americas , Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

The artist; with Marlborough Gallery, New York; 1980, purchased by Melvin N. Blake (b. 1927 - d. 1999) and Frank M. Purnell (b. 1930 - d. 1994), New York; gift of the estate of Melvin Blake to MFA, Boston, January 22, 2003

Credit Line

Melvin Blake and Frank Purnell Collection