NATHANIEL CHOATE (American 1899-1965) A SCULPTURE, "Head of Youth," 1932, carved white Carrara marble on a salmon pink limestone base, signed and dated verso at neck, "NAT CHOATE." Height: 17" Diameter: 10" Provenance: Property sold to benefit Arts for Rural Texas, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, Fayetteville, Texas.
Mild surface wear, some yellowing mostly at back and near base of marble, some surface smudges, a discoloration at tip of nose, but overall in very good condition, wear commensurate with age. Base has some expected losses. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS.”