A French 19th century bronze bust by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, known as “Le Fumeur” dated 1869

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A French 19th century bronze bust by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, known as 'Le Fumeur' dated 1869
Signed to the back of the shoulder JB Carpeaux, 1869, raised on a Levanto Rosso red marble base, 31cm wide, 25cm deep, 55cm high.

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Manufacturer: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
Metal: Patinated Bronze
Period: Late 19th century
Origin: French
Condition: Good
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Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture, 31st January-1st February 2013.

Note: A similar model in terracotta and described as “Le Fumeur” is in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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