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Giuseppe Mazzuoli and Bartolomeo Mazzuoli, Italian, 1710-25

The Lamentation

Monumental ItemIrrevocable BidsGuaranteed Property

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 250,000 USD

Giuseppe Mazzuoli and Bartolomeo Mazzuoli, Italian, 1710-25

Giuseppe Mazzuoli and Bartolomeo Mazzuoli, Italian, 1710-25

The Lamentation

The Lamentation

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 250,000 USD

Lot sold:

163,800

USD

Giuseppe Mazzuoli and Bartolomeo Mazzuoli

Volterra 1644 – 1725 Rome 

Siena 1674 – 1749 Siena

Italian, 1710-25

The Lamentation



terracotta

54 by 51 ½ by 9 ¼ in.; 137.2 by 131 by 23.2 cm.

The majority of the original relief is extant. Extensive restorations have been made to repaired breaks throughout. Areas of restoration also include the standing figure’s hands and the sky. Minor surface abrasions and chips. A thin layer of polychromy has been applied to create a more uniform surface. Cracks through Christ’s proper left elbow. Beautifully modeled. Generally stable. Minor chips to frame.


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.

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Montegufoni Castel, Tuscany (removed in the 19th Century);
Private Collection, England;
Heim Gallery, London;
Arthur M. Sackler Collection;
His sale, Sotheby's New York, 29 January 2010, lot 476;
Where acquired.
Heim Gallery, Italian Paintings & Sculptures of the 17th and 18th Centuries:  Tenth Summer Exhibition, London, 1976, no. 31;
C. Avery and A. Laing, Fingerprints of the Artist:  European Terra-Cotta Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 75-76, illus.;
I. Wardropper, European Terracotta Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections:  the Art Institute of Chicago (exhibition catalogue), December 9, 1987 - March 6, 1988.
London, Heim Summer, Italian Paintings & Sculptures of the 17th and 18th Centuries: Tenth Summer Exhibition, 1976, no. 31;
Washington, New York, Cambridge, Fingerprints of the Artist: European Terra-Cotta Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 1979-82;
Chicago, European Terracotta Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1987-88, no. 9.