FREDERICK WILLIAM MACMONNIES
1863 - 1937
inscribed F. MacMonnies/1890/copyright 1894 and stamped with the Jaboeuf & Rouard foundry mark (on the base)
bronze with brown patina
height: 31 inches (78.7 cm)
The work appears to retain some surface dirt and dust in the crevices. There appear to be minor surface scratches on the high points of the sculpture, most noticeably on the figure’s left shoulder.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
D. Sole & Son, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1992
Mary Smart and E. Adina Gordon, A Flight with Fame: The Life and Art of Frederick MacMonnies, with a Catalogue Raisonné of Sculpture and a Checklist of Paintings, Madison, Connecticut, 1996, no. 20, pp. 287-88, another example illustrated