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Fernando Botero

[Colombian Painter, born in 1932]

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    Fernando Botero Works Online    
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Original works by Fernando Botero available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia
Many works online

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Street Scene

Notable SiteBotero in Venice
Mini-site for a 2003 exhibition of Botero's works. Many paintings and sculptures online.

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
7 works online

Notable SiteFernando Botero at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
La Pudeur, 1980

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
La Pudeur, 1981

Museo dei Bozzetti, Pietrasanta, Italy
Click "bozzetti" and "opere" to see works by Botero

Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York
Several works from the exhibition Fernando Botero: Works on Paper

Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York
Man on Horseback

San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
Mademoiselle Riviere, after Ingres, 2002

Scheringa Museum voor Realisme, Spanbroek, Netherlands
(Click on the artwork titles, not the thumbnails)

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" for several large images, including 3 from Botero's recent Abu Ghraib series

Wichita State University Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Kansas
Man with Cane
Woman with Umbrella


 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteFernando Botero in the Artchive

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Cat

Notable SiteFernando Botero at The Athenaeum
41 works online

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)

Spain Ministry of Education Imagebank (in Spanish)  
Type "Botero" into the search box & click "Buscar"; the "Descargar" link downloads a high-res image

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           Flickr: "Fernando Botero"   
 
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Arte Latinoamericano
4 works

Because I Say So!
Cat (Gato), New York City sculpture, 1984

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Seated Woman, drawing

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Woman Smoking a Cigarette, bronze statue

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Ballerina, bronze statue

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Still Life with Watermelon

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Caballero, bronze statue

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
The Roadside Vendor

The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

Time Magazine Cover Archive

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Fernando Botero  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Kara Art
A number of articles about the artist

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
 
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Fernando Botero (Taschen Art Album)


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Botero: Cameo


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Botero: Sculptures


 
 
 
 
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Fernando Botero: The Arnolfini
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