Jean-Baptiste CARPEAUX

Bronze with black paina, signed « JB CARPEAUX ».
Posthumous cast by Hébrard numbered 8, bears the founder’s stamp « cire perdue A.Hébrard ». Limited to 15 castings, of which only eight have been catalogued.
Height 32,08″ x Width 13,77″ x Depth 7,87″.
Model 1869-1870, first edition 1927
Cast in January 1930.

Literature: Michel Poletti et Alain Richarme, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux sculpteur, catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre édité, Paris, 2003, p. 153, model ref. under n° ES 2 and reproduced.