THE CHILLY ONE N° 1 ( 1871)

Jean-Baptiste CARPEAUX

Bronze with nuanced brown patina, signed and dated « JB CARPEAUX 1873 ». Bears the stamps « Propriété CARPEAUX  » and the Imperial Eagle together with the letter I for the chiseler.
Height. 16.15″ x Width 5.91″ x Depth 6.3″
Circa 1873
Extremely rare dated proof.
Literature: Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux sculpteur, catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre édité, Paris, 2003, p. 92, model referenced under the number SE 14 and reproduced page 93.