Lot 177: AFTER FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON (BRITISH 1830-1896) ''THE SLUGGARD'', LATE 19TH CENTURY 52cm high
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
AFTER FREDERIC, LORD LEIGHTON (BRITISH 1830-1896)
''THE SLUGGARD'', LATE 19TH CENTURY
with dark brown patina
In good overall condition and of nice appearance
Patina good, some minor areas of rubbing at high points and to top of head and left arm
Joins at arms and thighs visible, a minor gap to inner right thigh at join
Piece is unmarked, and is cast with cloven feet suggesting that it is after Lord Leighton; unknown which foundry cast this piece as unmarked, no inscriptions to the base
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Notes: Provenance: Russian Works of Art from the Collection of The Late Jan Bethge Esq.