FEMME AU ROCHER (NUDE WOMAN IN A HAT)
signed: Victor Rousseau, and inscribed: FONDERIE NATLE DES BRONZES / ANCNE FIRME J PETERMANN / ST GILLES BRUXELLES
bronze, dark brown patina
Overall the condition of the bronze is very good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is slight wear to the patina in areas, including to the upper legs and to the brim of the hat. There is some very minor rubbing to patina in areas.
"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."
C. Engelen & M. Marx, Beeldhouwkunst in Belgie vanaf 1830, Deel III: R-Z, Brussels, 2002, pp. 1366-1372