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19th & 20th Century Sculpture

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Jacques Ange Corbel
1853-1904
FRENCH
BUST OF VICTOR HUGO
signed: J. A corbel / 1893, and titled: Vtor HUGO
white marble 
52cm., 20½in.
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Exhibited

Paris, Salon, 1893, no. 2720 (possibly)

Literature

S. Lami, Dictionnaire des Sculpteurs de L'école Française, vol. I, Paris, 1914, p. 416 (possibly)

Catalogue Note

Corbel first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1877 where he immediately won a medal. His last appearance at the Salon was in 1897. He received a state commission for a bust of Gounod for the Paris Opera. The present marble bust is possibly the bust of Victor Hugo exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1893 (no. 2720, op. cit. p. 416).

19th & 20th Century Sculpture

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