Lot 137
  • 137

Hugo Robus

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • Hugo Robus
  • The Spirit of Youth
  • inscribed HUGO ROBUS and stamped with the Fonderia¬†Artistica¬†Battaglia¬†Milano foundry mark
  • bronze, light brown patina, on a 12 inch wooden base
  • height: 45 inches
  • (114.3 cm)

Provenance

Forum Gallery, New York
Fritz Katz, New York, March, 1969 (acquired from the above)
Thence by descent

Condition

Bronze with light brown patina on a 12 inch wooden base. In generally good condition aside from surface dust, faint areas of rubbing, and several scattered dots of fill (this was most likely done by the foundry to fill in bubbles in the cast).
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.