1855 - 1926
PORTRAIT OF ELENA VARESI (1844-1920)
signed: E. XIMENES and entitled: ELENA VARESI LE DÉ
Overall the condition of the marble is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are a few small chips, notably one to the proper left sleeve. A few small natural inclusions, including at the proper right hand. Small chips to the bottom edge.
"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."
Elena Boccabadati-Varesi was an Italian opera singer and daughter of famous baritone Felice Varesi.