Place Published: Santafé de Bogotá
Publisher: Colección Banco de la Repóblica
Date Published: 2000
Book Id: 60493
b/w and color plates, cats., color fldg. pict. wrps.
Documents the massive collection donated by Fernando Botero (b. Colombia) of his work and that of works by other prominent artists in his personal collection to the new museum in Bogotá. Major paintings, drawings and sculptures by Botero, Corot,Renoir, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Dal-, Matisse, Bacon, Chagal, De Chirico, DeKooning, T...pies, Tamayo, Torres Garcia and others. This donation forms the cornerstone of the museum's collection and was the inaugural exhibition. Another, smaller collection was also donated by Botero to a museum in Antioquia, Colombia which is the subject of a separate catalogue WITH THE SAME TITLE.