"When I think of reality, I think of a painted reality," said Fernando Botero, who has become one of the most recognized Latin American artists on the entire planet.
The volume is one of the main characteristics of his style, likewise his art has touched on various topics such as religion, daily life and politics, so it is not surprising to find in some of his works figures that allude to characters in power.
It should be noted that, from the 1960s to the mid-1970s, he produced political satires that reflected the dictatorships suffered by some Latin American countries.


  • Title: La primera dama
  • Creator Lifespan: 1932
  • Creator Nationality: Colombian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Birth Place: Medellín
  • Date Created: 1997
  • Physical Dimensions: w1630 x h2070 mm
  • Painter - Sculptor: Fernando Botero
  • Exhibition: Museo Botero
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Banco de la República, 2000, Photograph by Víctor Robledo, © Museo Botero - Banco de la República
  • External Link: Museo Botero

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