Hamaca

provenance

Bernard and Edith Lewin collection, Palm Springs, California. 
By descent from the above to the present owner.

literature

Francisco Zúñiga: Catálogo razonado volumen I, escultura 1923-1993, Mexico City, Albedrío & Fundación Zúñiga Laborde, 1999, p.166, no. 215 (dated incorrectly).

Francisco Zúñiga

b. 26.12.1912
San José, Costa Rica

d. 09.08.1998
Tlaplan, Mexico

José Jesús Francisco Zúñiga Chavarría (December 27, 1912 – August 9, 1998) was a Costa Rican-born Mexican artist, known both for his painting and his sculpture. Journalist Fernando González Gortázar lists Zúñiga as one of the 100 most notable Mexicans of the 20th century, while the Encyclopædia Britannica calls him "perhaps the best sculptor" of the Mexican political modern style. Biogr . . .
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