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PAUL MANSHIP | PLAYFULNESS

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Property from the Estate of John H. Garzoli

PAUL MANSHIP | PLAYFULNESS

PAUL MANSHIP | PLAYFULNESS

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

37,800

USD

Property from the Estate of John H. Garzoli

PAUL MANSHIP

1885 - 1966

PLAYFULNESS


inscribed PAUL MANSHIP / © / ROMA, dated 1912 (on the base) and inscribed ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y. (along the base)

bronze with dark brown patina

height: 13 inches (33 cm)

The following condition report has been provided by Nick Tatti of Tatti Art Conservation, New York, an independent restorer who is not an employee of Sotheby's:


The above piece presents in overall very good condition both aesthetically and structurally. There warm brown patina has an overall cohesive presentation with traditional highlights and lowlights, such as on the arms and the figure’s back, which are consistent with normal viewer interactions. The surface has recently been cleaned and given a new application of protective wax coating.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Acquired by the present owner, 1975

Paul Vitry, Paul Manship: Sculpteur Américain, Paris, France, 1927, p. 35, pl. 5 another example illustrated

Edwin Murtha, Paul Manship, New York, 1957, pp. 11, 150, no. 21, pl. 6 another example illustrated

M.J. Czarniecki III, Gloria Kittleson et al., Paul Manship: Changing Taste in America, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1985, p. 24, another example illustrated

John Manship, Paul Manship, New York, 1989, pp. 36-37, 45, 48, 52-53, fig. 28, p. 40, another example illustrated

Harry Rand, Paul Manship, Washington, D.C., and London, England, 1989, pp. 29, 32, fig. 20, p. 33, another example illustrated

Susan Rather, Archaism, Modernism, and the Art of Paul Manship, Austin, Texas, 1993, pp. 85, 92, fig. 49, p. 93, another example illustrated

The present work is one among an edition of 15 casts.