24 September 2009
A FRENCH MARBLE FIGURE ENTITLED 'LA PAIX'
BY ALBERT-ERNEST CARRIER-BELLEUSE, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Signed CARRIER BELLEUSE
25 in. (63.5 cm.) high
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S. Lami, Dictionaire des sculpteurs de l'école française, au dix-neuvième siècle, Paris, 1914, p. 279.
Another marble example of this allegorical figure of peace sold Christie's, London, 15 February 1990, lot 160 (£8,800).
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