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'El Cordobes' Large Patinated Terracotta Statue of the Legendary Spanish Matador

$1,850

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Standing 29 inches tall this terracotta statue shows the bullfighter matador 'El Cordobes' (Manuel Benítez Pérez) in a powerful defiant pose. Modeled by hand the statue has been treated with brown, ochre and greenish patina and time and likely retouches has added further character to the work. We have not found any references or images like this sculpture and consider it rather rare.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 29 in. (73.66 cm)Width: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Depth: 8 in. (20.32 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950-1960
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. The statue is in an attractive condition with some surface restorations.The darker areas have been inspected under black light and do not show up as recent restorations. There is a chip low on the base (see photo) and some small nicks.
  • Seller Location
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2165310912661

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $45 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 4-9 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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