Lot 5
  • 5

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Sold
bidding is closed

Description

  • Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
  • La Candeur
  • signed and dated: JBt. Carpeaux. 1874., stamped: PROPRIETE CARPEAUX and ATELIER DEPOT AUTEUIL PARIS RUE BOILEAU
  • patinated plaster, on a wood base

Catalogue Note

La Candeur is among the most sensitive têtes d'expression created by Carpeaux. Modelled in 1867, plaster and cast iron examples are preserved at Valenciennes. A marble version of La Candeur was sold at Sotheby's Paris, 26-27 October 2011, lot 171.

RELATED LITERATURE
M. Poletti and A. Richarme, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Sculpteur. Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre édité, Paris, 2003, pp. 116-17, no. BU18

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