JAMES HENRY HASELTINE
BUST OF A YOUNG WOMAN, POSSIBLY LUCRETIA
signed and dated: J. H. / Roma 1880
Overall the condition of the marble is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is some minor veining consistent with the material, including to the neck below the jaw on the proper left side. There are a few minor naturally occurring inclusions, including to the nose and the hair on the top of the head. There are a few minor chips to the marble, including to the drapery at the proper right arm and to the edge at the back. There are a few further chips to the edges of the base. There is particular dirt to the crevices.
"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, Denmark, since circa 1950;
the present owner