Lot 362
  • 362

REMBRANDT BUGATTI | Groupe de trois vaches

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 GBP
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Description

  • Groupe de trois vaches
  • inscribed R Bugatti and dated 1901
  • bronze
  • 22.4 by 96 by 20cm., 8 7/8 by 37 3/4 by 7 7/8 in.
  • Conceived circa 1901 and cast in bronze before 1922 in a small, unnumbered edition by the Giudici e Strada Foundry, Milan for the Galleria Alberto Grubicy.

Provenance

Galleria Alberto Grubicy, Milan
Guido Marangoni, Milan (possibily acquired from the above)
Private Collection, Milan (by descent from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Condition

Dark brown patina. There are some spots of oxidisation on the mouth of the first cow. There is some patina rubbing in places, particularly to the nose of the back cow, and to the spine of the front cow. There are some tiny plaster remnants visible to the belly of the first cow and there is surface dirt and some dust in the crevices consistent with age and handling. Overall this work is in 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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Catalogue Note

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by VĂ©ronique Fromanger.