Richard Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, no. 390, illustration of another cast p. 254 Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein, Oxford, 1986, no. 310, illustration of another cast p. 188
Variegated turquoise and grey patina. There are accretions of dirt in the crevices of the hair. There is some discoloration on the back of the hair and on the proper left side of the face. There are some minor scuffs and scratches throughout. There are some very minor areas of loss to the patina. The work is in good condition overall. 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.