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Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux French Bronze Bust ‘Le Rieur Napolitain’

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875)

A late 19th century,French, bronze bust entitled ‘Le Rieur Napolitain’ (The Laughing Neapolitan), cast after the model by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. The well cast and chased bust supported on a moulded square socle, signed ‘J.B. Carpeaux‘, with Propriété Carpeaux cachet. Brown patination.

Height 10 5/8″ (27cm)

Width 7″ (17.8cm)

Depth 6″ (15.2cm)


Circa 1890