1838 - 1902
BAIGNEUSE S'ESSUYANT LE PIED DROIT (BATHER DRYING HER RIGHT FOOT)
signed: DALOU, inscribed: Susse Fres Edts Paris and: cire perdue, and stamped: SUSSE FRERES EDITEURS PARIS
bronze, green patina
Overall the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are a few very small losses to the green patina, including at the tip of the nose and the toes of the proper right foot. There are a few minor nicks and scratches to some of the high points.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Private collection, Germany