RECLINING FEMALE NUDE
signed: A. Pina
bronze, dark brown patina
17 by 56cm., 6⅝ by 22in.
Overall the condition of the bronze is good with dirt and minor wear to the surface consistent with age. The patina is slightly textured, with some green shades. There are a few casting plugs, including to the proper right arm, above and below the elbow, to the proper right leg at the knee, to the base on the proper right side of the chest, and to the abdomen on the proper right side. There is a loss to the patina at the centre of the forehead and there is some residue. There are further dirt marks and some white specks of dirt to the surface. There are a few scratches.
"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
G. de Pawlowski, Alfredo Pina, Paris, 1929