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$ 28,000

A Fine Quality Patinated Bronze Sculpture Depicting Mother and Child

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes Inscribed A. CARRIER on base.
Origin France
Period 19th Century
Materials Patinated Bronze
Dimensions
W. 14.5 in; H. 28.5 in; D. 10.5 in;
W. 36.83 cm; H. 72.39 cm; D. 26.67 cm;
Condition Good.
Description A Fine Quality Patinated Bronze Sculpture Depicting Mother and Child. Inscribed A. CARRIER on base.

Artist: Albert Ernest Carrier Belleuse (French, 1824-1887)
Date: 19th century
Dimension: 28 1/2 X 14 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches

Catalog Note:
Albert Ernest Carrier Belleuse was a famous sculptor who won critical acclaim and state patronage for such monuments as his marble Messiah of 1867. He was a highly sought-after portraitist for his mastery of anatomy and characterization. He also was a major force behind the establishment in the early 1860s of what later became the Museum of Decorative Arts, an institution that elevated the status of the applied arts in France. He was made an officer of the Legion of Honour in 1855 and further elevated in 1867. His celebrated pupil, Auguste Rodin, assisted him at Brussels in 1871 on the Caryatides of the new Bourse.
Styles / Movements Traditional
Dealer Reference Number SB032917-05
Incollect Reference Number 379861
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