The Chinese by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

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Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, of modest origin, had a difficult youth. Received in 1844 at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, he entered the Atelier de Rude in 1846.

Napoleon III noticed this and orders came in, notably the Dance group for the facade of the Opera and the four parts of the world for the Observatory fountain.

A prodigious technician, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux can be considered an impressionist of sculpture and manages to combine grace and power, knowing how to rise above the anecdotal, the superficial and passing fashions.

Dimensions:

Height: 64 cm.

Available materials: White patinated resin or plaster.

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Delivery time: Delivery within 7 days to 15 days

This reproduction is available for sale in plaster, polyester resin or reconstituted stone, and patinated (or not) in bronze, terracotta, marble, wood, polychrome, gilt, stone or diorite. Do not hesitate to consult us for the different prices (according to the patinas and materials).

Shipping costs are automatically calculated when you finish your purchase at the checkout.

Delivery times vary according to the availability of our pieces. If the piece is not immediately available, we will contact you immediately by email to inform you of the approximate average time expected by our workshop.

Average times of the main manufacturing stages valid for all parts:
Time to manufacture the mould of a piece: 1 month.
Time for the edition of a piece: 1 day.
Time for finishing a piece: Variable from one piece to another, on average one week.All our pieces are handmade in the purest tradition of the great Art Moulding Workshops.

Supplier of public institutions and art schools, we put most of our pieces for rent and for sale (theatre, cinema, parades, professional events...).

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1 129 €

  • Resin
  • Gypsum

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This bust is a study for the figure of Asia which represents one of the four parts of the world for the fountain of the Observatory in Paris.

In August 1867, Carpeaux received an order from the Prefect of the Seine for a monumental fountain to decorate the Luxembourg Gardens. It was inaugurated in August 1874.

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The Chinese by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, of modest origin, had a difficult youth. Received in 1844 at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, he entered the Atelier de Rude in 1846.

Napoleon III noticed this and orders came in, notably the Dance group for the facade of the Opera and the four parts of the world for the Observatory fountain.

A prodigious technician, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux can be considered an impressionist of sculpture and manages to combine grace and power, knowing how to rise above the anecdotal, the superficial and passing fashions.

Dimensions:

Height: 64 cm.

Available materials: White patinated resin or plaster.

In stock

Delivery time: Delivery within 7 days to 15 days

This reproduction is available for sale in plaster, polyester resin or reconstituted stone, and patinated (or not) in bronze, terracotta, marble, wood, polychrome, gilt, stone or diorite. Do not hesitate to consult us for the different prices (according to the patinas and materials).

Shipping costs are automatically calculated when you finish your purchase at the checkout.

Delivery times vary according to the availability of our pieces. If the piece is not immediately available, we will contact you immediately by email to inform you of the approximate average time expected by our workshop.

Average times of the main manufacturing stages valid for all parts:
Time to manufacture the mould of a piece: 1 month.
Time for the edition of a piece: 1 day.
Time for finishing a piece: Variable from one piece to another, on average one week.All our pieces are handmade in the purest tradition of the great Art Moulding Workshops.

Supplier of public institutions and art schools, we put most of our pieces for rent and for sale (theatre, cinema, parades, professional events...).

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