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CARRIER-BELLEUSE, Albert-Ernest

Anisy-le-Château, Aisne 1824 - Sèvres, Hauts-de-Seine 1887

Michel-Ange

Michelangelo

modeled before 1883

silvered bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 9 x 5 34 x 3 12 in.

signed on the back of bust, inscribed: A. CARRIER

Acc. No.: 27.21.3

Credit Line: Gift of Edward D. Adams, 1927

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 13, 2011

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1927, Gift of Edward D. Adams

Bibliography

  • 1914 Lami
    Dictionnaire des sculpteurs de l'école française au dix-neuvième siècle, Paris, 1914, vol. I, p. 285

Exhibitions

  • 1971 Louisville
    Nineteenth century French sculpture: Monuments for the Middle Class, Louisville, J.B. Speed Art Museum, November 2-December 5, 1971, p. 89, no. 33, p. 95, ill.

Related works

  • A silvered bronze bust of Richard Wagner, H. 15,5 cm, signed "A. Carrier", apparently from the same series, was sold at Christie's, London, 16 July 1979, lot 101, est. £300-350.