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Untitled, 1975

Watercolor and pastel on paper
19 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
49.5 × 59.7 cm
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Heritage Auctions

Condition report: Sheet is tabbed to board via four corner recto; small losses to the corners of …

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Condition report: Sheet is tabbed to board via four corner recto; small losses to the corners of the paper, not visible while matted.

Framed Dimensions 28 X 32 Inches

NOTE: We are grateful to Ariel Zúñiga for confirming the authenticity of this drawing, which will be included in his forthcoming Francisco Zúñiga: …

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Signed and dated lower right: Zúñiga 1975
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Francisco Zúñiga
Costa Rican, 1912–1998
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Francisco Zúñiga produced both two- and three-dimensional works in a uniquely regionalized style, combining his classical training with Aztec forms. Though he made some abstract works, Zúñiga was best known for his nude figural works; his favorite subjects were female peasants native to Central America, whose full figures and otherwise “non-ideal” body types he depicted honestly. Zúñiga constantly expanded his practice to include work in new mediums. He made a majority of his sculptures in bronze, but also came to use alabaster, modeling clay, plaster, and marble. At the age of 60, he made his first lithograph. Zúñiga studied under sculptor Oliverio Martinez and painter Manuel Rodriguez Lozano at the Escuela de Talla Directa, though his first instructor was his father, sculptor Manuel Maria Zúñiga.

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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

Condition report: Sheet is tabbed to board via four corner recto; small losses to the corners of …

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Condition report: Sheet is tabbed to board via four corner recto; small losses to the corners of the paper, not visible while matted.

Framed Dimensions 28 X 32 Inches

NOTE: We are grateful to Ariel Zúñiga for confirming the authenticity of this drawing, which will be included in his forthcoming Francisco Zúñiga: …

Read more
Signature
Signed and dated lower right: Zúñiga 1975
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Francisco Zúñiga
Costa Rican, 1912–1998
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Francisco Zúñiga produced both two- and three-dimensional works in a uniquely regionalized style, combining his classical training with Aztec forms. Though he made some abstract works, Zúñiga was best known for his nude figural works; his favorite subjects were female peasants native to Central America, whose full figures and otherwise “non-ideal” body types he depicted honestly. Zúñiga constantly expanded his practice to include work in new mediums. He made a majority of his sculptures in bronze, but also came to use alabaster, modeling clay, plaster, and marble. At the age of 60, he made his first lithograph. Zúñiga studied under sculptor Oliverio Martinez and painter Manuel Rodriguez Lozano at the Escuela de Talla Directa, though his first instructor was his father, sculptor Manuel Maria Zúñiga.

Untitled, 1975

Watercolor and pastel on paper
19 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
49.5 × 59.7 cm
Bidding closed
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