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BOTÉRO, Fernando (<i>born</i> 1932), Painter, pastellist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOTÉRO, Fernando (born 1932), Painter, pastellist, sculptor

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Colombian, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1960.

Born 19 April 1932, in Medellín.

Painter (gouache), pastellist, sculptor. Figures, still-lifes, animals.

[not available online]From 1938 to 1949, Botéro pursued his primary- and secondary-level studies in Medellín. He began to exhibit and to sell drawings to newspapers from 1948. He passed through Bogotá in 1951, before going to Madrid, where he studied at the Real Academia

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