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Lot 0209
Henry Weekes, R.A.
(British, 1807-1877)

"Bust of a Distinguished Gentleman in Classical Garb"

carved marble
1837, signed and dated at back of neck, on a dark gray marble columnar plinth.
sculpture h. 29", w. 20", d. 10, plinth h. 39-1/2"

Condition

In overall good estate condition with scattered nicks and areas of abrading. Losses including: fold of cloth at proper left, bottom fold at lower right, upper right back, upper right collar, small areas along truncation. Possible old repair to tip of nose, though this may be an anomoly innate to the marble. Areas of discoloration throughout. Soiling and accretions in more deeply carved areas. A few small "filler" repairs mostly in deep folds of cloth. Edges of socle base with small chips. All consistent with age and material.

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Henry Weekes, R.A. (British, 1807-1877)

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Jul 28, 2018