Lot 489
  • 489

Auguste Rodin

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Auguste Rodin
  • TĂȘte de Pierre de Wissant
  • inscribed A. Rodin and stamped with the foundry mark Georges Rudier./ Fondeur, Paris and stamped A. Rodin. 
  • bronze
  • height (not including base): 10.6cm., 4 1/8 in.

Provenance

Musée Rodin, Paris
Private Collection, France (acquired from the above in April 1960)

Condition

Attractive variegated green patina. Apart from a few surface scuffs to the protruding areas, this work is in overall very good condition.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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