AFTER FRANCOIS DUQUESNOY (1597-1643), ITALIAN, ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY  | BUST OF CUPID
AFTER FRANCOIS DUQUESNOY (1597-1643), ITALIAN, ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY  | BUST OF CUPID
AFTER FRANCOIS DUQUESNOY (1597-1643), ITALIAN, ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY  | BUST OF CUPID
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AFTER FRANCOIS DUQUESNOY (1597-1643), ITALIAN, ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY | BUST OF CUPID

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

AFTER FRANCOIS DUQUESNOY (1597-1643), ITALIAN, ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY | BUST OF CUPID

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

AFTER FRANCOIS DUQUESNOY (1597-1643)

ITALIAN, ROMAN, 18TH CENTURY

BUST OF CUPID


bronze

51cm., 20⅛in. 

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Condition Report

Overall the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is particular dirt to the upper lip. There are a few original casting flaws, including to the truncation on the reverse. There are a few very small lacunae, including to the centre of the chest, to the proper left shoulder, and to the hair. There is dark mark and slight abrasion to the proper right shoulder. There are some greenish marks to the proper right cheek.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

One of the Duchesses of Sutherland (according to the 1995 catalogue listed below);

with Cyril Humphris, London until 1995;

his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 11 January 1995, lot 140

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