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A Large Figure 'Allegory of Winter'

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (Carrier de Belleuse) (Anisy-le-Château/Aisne 1824 - Sèvres 1887)


A Large Figure 'Allegory of Winter'

Lot-No. 419

Proceeds : 900,00 €


France, 19th cent. Female figure holding a fire pot, accompanied by a putto with torch. Laterally sign. 'A. Carrier'. Heavy traces of oxidation and very dirty. H. 93 cm. - French sculptor. After his education as a chaser and goldsmith he studied decorative arts at the Petite École, from 1848 he was modeller for various English porcelain manufactories for example Minton and Wedgwood, 1855 he returned to Paris and worked as an extremely productive sculptor especially for decorative sculpture preferring antiques and contemporary topics. Mus.: Berlin, SMPK, Skulpturen-Galerie; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Hamburg, MKG; Paris, Musée des Arts décoratifs et al. Lit.: Saur, AKL 16, p. 602f.

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Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (Carrier de Belleuse): A Large Figure 'Allegory of Winter'


Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (Carrier de Belleuse) (Anisy-le-Château/Aisne 1824 - Sèvres 1887)

A Large Figure 'Allegory of Winter'

Lot-No. 419

Proceeds : 900,00 €

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France, 19th cent. Female figure holding a fire pot, accompanied by a putto with torch. Laterally sign. 'A. Carrier'. Heavy traces of oxidation and very dirty. H. 93 cm. - French sculptor. After his education as a chaser and goldsmith he studied decorative arts at the Petite École, from 1848 he was modeller for various English porcelain manufactories for example Minton and Wedgwood, 1855 he returned to Paris and worked as an extremely productive sculptor especially for decorative sculpture preferring antiques and contemporary topics. Mus.: Berlin, SMPK, Skulpturen-Galerie; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Hamburg, MKG; Paris, Musée des Arts décoratifs et al. Lit.: Saur, AKL 16, p. 602f.

A Large Figure 'Allegory of Winter'