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JEAN BAPTISTE CARPEAUX, French (1827-1875), 'La Rieuse Napolitain', bronze bust, inscribed 'JBte Carpeaux' and 'Susse Fres Edts Paris', impressed with the Susse Freres foundry seal and stamped 'B'--4 in. high, on green onyx socle, natural patina

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JEAN BAPTISTE CARPEAUX, French (1827-1875), 'La Rieuse Napolitain', bronze bust, inscribed 'JBte Carpeaux' and 'Susse Fres Edts Paris', impressed with the Susse Freres foundry seal and stamped 'B'--4 in. high, on green onyx socle, natural patina
Literature
P. Kjellberg, Les bronzes du XIXe siècle: Dictionnaire des sculpteurs, Paris, 1987, p. 179, illus. for another bronze example

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Conceived as a pendant for Le Rieur Napolitan, the present model was edited in various sizes and media.

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