Fernando botero angulo (born April 19, 1932) is a Colombian figurative artist, eponymous \"the most Colombian of Colombian artists\" very early, who became known when he won first prize at the salon of artistas colombianos in 1958. Fernando botero was born in Medellin, antioquias, colombia, South America, where the Catholic Church adopted the Baroque style. Throughout his childhood, botero was isolated from the traditional art presented in museums and other cultural institutes. He lost his father at the age of 4.In 1944, after Botero had attended a Jesuit school, Botero's uncle sent him to a matador school for two years. In 1948, at the age of 16, botero published his first illustrations in the Sunday supplement of the daily el colombiano and used the money he received to pay for his high school education in liceo de marinilla de antioquia.
1948 was also the year of the first botero exhibition, with other artists from the region. From 1949 to 1950, Botero worked as a set designer, before moving to Bogota in 1951.His first one-man show took place at the galera leo matiz in Bogota, a few months after his arrival. In 1952, botero travelled with a group of artists to Barcelona, where he stayed only briefly before settling in madrid. In madrid, botero studied at the san fernando academia.  in 1952, he went to Bogota, where he personally exhibited at the leo matiz gallery. Later that year, he won the ninth edition of the sacon de artistas colombianos.
In 1953, botero moved to Paris, where he spent most of his time at the louvre. He lived in Florence, Italy from 1953 to 1954, studying the works of Renaissance masters.Most orders are shipped within 24 to 48 hours of purchase. Please contact us before making any purchases in these areas. Please refer to the \"shipping and handling\" table for rates for each area. Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition. The item \"fernando botero mother and child art bronze sculpture signed, collector balance\" is on sale since Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
It is in the category \"art, antiques-art of the xxe, contemporary-sculptures, statues\". The seller is \"europeanbronze\" and is located in westbury, New York. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.