Lot 49: GERTRUDE VANDERBILT WHITNEY | Head of a Spanish Peasant
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: bronze, dark brown patina on an 8 inch painted wooden base
Bronze with dark brown patina on a 8 inch painted wooden base. In generally good condition aside from rubbing, surface dirt, and a small pocket of verdigris in a series of folds on the back of the headscarf. This is a clean, lovely cast.
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Private Collection, Cleveland
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Dimensions: height: 9 1/2 inches
Medium: bronze, dark brown patina on an 8 inch painted wooden base