Source Allegory statuette, Carrier-Belleuse

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Albert Ernest CARRIER-BELLEUSE (1824-1897).

Reclining infant close to a spilling amphora, symbolizing the river's source.

Terra-cotta signed and dated 1864. Saint Anne grey marble plinth. Casting of that era.

Height: 30 cm (11-3/4 in.) - Length: 23 cm (9 in.) - Depth: 12,5 cm (5 in.).

Repair on reed in the infant's crown.

For more information please consult the article "Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1887)" written by Sixtine Huyghues Despointes (student at IESA).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 1901009