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Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse

Pair of Busts of Le Sommeil (Sleep) and Le Réveil (Awakening)

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse

Pair of Busts of Le Sommeil (Sleep) and Le Réveil (Awakening)

Pair of Busts of Le Sommeil (Sleep) and Le Réveil (Awakening)

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse

French

1824 - 1887

Pair of Busts of Le Sommeil (Sleep) and Le Réveil (Awakening)


each signed: A. CARRiER-BELLEUSE

terracotta, on ebonised wood socles

61cm., 24in. and 58cm., 22 7/8 in.

Overall the condition of both terracottas is very good with minor dirt and wear to the surfaces consistent with age. There is a slip to both terracottas which may conceal some condition points. There are some possible minor restorations at the backs of both busts. A few small chips and abrasions notably in the hair.

There is wear to the wood socles, including some stable splitting, chips, and minor evidence of past worming.


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