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CARPEAUX, Jean-Baptiste

Valenciennes, Nord 1827 - Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine 1875

Agriculture

Allegory of Agriculture

1865

plaster

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 10 14 x 14 12 in.

signed right base: Bte Carpeaux

Acc. No.: 1957.247

Credit Line: Ada Turnbull Hertle Endowment

Photo credit: ph. Art Institute of Chicago

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1863, Commissioned by H. Lefuel for the south facade of the Pavillon de Flore, Tuileries Palace, Paris
  • 1865-1913, models completed 1865 and in Carpeaux's studio until 1913
  • 1913, December 8-9, Paris, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, 15 rue de la Ville-l'Éveque, sold, the artist's atelier sale, lot 106, to Nelson for 2000 francs [according to Gazette de l'Hotel Drouot]
  • 1955, September, Paris, Consigned to Gallery Hector Brame [according to letter from Sylvie Brame to Brandon Ruud, November 24, 2004, copy in curatorial file; see also 1955-56 Paris exh. cat.]
  • 1957, sold by Hector Brame and César de Hauke to the Art Institute
  • 1957, Ada Turnbull Hertle Endowment

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 10 December 2011
  • 1880 Chesneau
    Ernest Chesneau, Le Statuaire J.–B. Carpeaux: sa vie et son oeuvre, Paris, 1880, pp. 102–108
  • 1912 Vitry
    Paul Vitry, Carpeaux, Paris, 1912, pp. 67-68
  • 1913 Drouot
    “Sur des ventes: Atelier Carpeaux,” Gazette de l’hôtel Drouot 130, December 10, 1913, p. 1
  • 1925 Mabille de Poncheville
    André M. de Poncheville, Carpeaux, Paris, 1925, pp. 75–78
  • 1971 Aulanier
    Christiane Aulanier, Le Pavillon de flore, Histoire du palais et du musée du Louvre 10, Paris, 1971, p. 85, fig. 93
  • 1975 Grand Palais
    Sur les traces de Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Paris, Grand Palais, 1975, nos. 251-253
  • 1980 Nice
    Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, 1827–1875: sculptures, peintures, dessins, Nice, Galerie des Ponchettes, 1980, no. 28
  • 1986 Orsay
    Musée d’Orsay, Catalogue sommaire illustré des sculptures, Paris, 1986, pp. 80–81
  • 1987 Jeancolas
    Claude Jeancolas, Carpeaux: La Farouche volonté d’être, Lausanne, 1987, pp. 85–87 (ill.)
  • 2003 Poletti et Richarme
    Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, sculpteur: catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre édité, Paris, 2003, p. 162

Exhibitions

  • 1955-1956 Paris
    J. B. Carpeaux, 1827–1875, Paris, Petit Palais, 1955-1956, no. 89

    1980-1981 Los Angeles/Minneapolis/Detroit/Indianapolis
    The Romantics to Rodin. French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North American Collections, Organized and edited by Peter Fusco & Horst W. Janson, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, March 4-May 25, 1980; The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, June 25-September 21, 1980; The Detroit Institute of Arts, October 27, 1980-January 4, 1981; Indianapolis Museum of Art, February 22-April 29, 1981, nos. 36-38