Jean-Baptiste CARPEAUX

(1827-1875)

The Chinese (sketch)

Jean-Baptiste CARPEAUX

(1827-1875)

The Chinese (sketch)

CAPTION

Height : 62 cm - 2' 0³/₈" in.
Depth : 32 cm - 1' 0⁵/₈" in.
Width :50 cm - 1' 7³/₄" in.

PROVENANCE

Acquired from André Lemaire in Paris, 10 September 1992, by its current owner. Private collection, Paris.

LITERATURE

M. Poletti and A. Richarme, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux sculpteur, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre édité, Paris, 2003, p. 122, model referenced under the number BU23, our terracotta reproduced on page 124.

DESCRIPTION

Terracotta
Signed and dated 'JBt. Carpeaux. 1875". Bears the seal with the imperial eagle, the stamp of the "atelier d'Auteuil" and the number 167.
Circa 1875.