Le Fumeur: A Bronze Bust of a Man Smoking a Cigar

JEAN-BAPTISTE CARPEAUX (1827-1875)

"Le Fumeur": A Bronze Bust of a Man Smoking a Cigar

1869 France

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A mid-19th century French bronze bust of a gentleman smoking a cigar, known as 'Le Fumeur'. By Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (French, 1827 – 1875). Inscribed and dated 'J.B. Carpeaux 1869'. Bronze, on a levanto rouge marble base. Height: 53 cm. / 21 inches including socle

Related literature:
A similar model in terracotta and described as 'Le Fumeur' is in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, acc. no. 75.86.
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