Botero’s bronze "Horse" top seller at NY Latam art auction

People look at the "Madre e Hijos" by Mexican master Diego Rivera during a preview of Latin American art at Christie's Auction house in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) – Colombian artist Fernando Botero's "Horse" sculpture was the highlight of Christie's Latin American auction, which also set a record for Cuban-born artist Tomas Sanchez. Botero's 1999 bronze work with dark brown patina, fetched $938,500 at the sale late on Tuesday and Sanchez's 2005 acrylic on canvas "Buscador de Paisajes," (Landscape Searcher), sold for $626,500, Christie's said. …

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