Carpeaux



Jean Baptiste
[zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA), 1827–75, French sculptor.
Historical Examples

Carpeaux perhaps never did anything that quite equals the masterpiece of his master Rude.
French Art W. C. Brownell

He had the opportunity of seeing his modeling corrected by Carpeaux.
Rodin: The Man and his Art Judith Cladel

After producing a statue of the prince imperial, Carpeaux was made chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1866.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4 Various

Carpeaux designed the sculptures ornamenting the pediment, which represented the Defense of Valenciennes.
Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France George Warton Edwards

His work certainly has its Fragonard, its Clodion, its Carpeaux side.
French Art W. C. Brownell

“Carpeaux has nothing on this young lady,” insisted Quair flippantly; and he pivoted on his heel and sat down beside the model.
Between Friends Robert W. Chambers

He made a head of Bella which the critics have likened to the busts of Houdon, Carpeaux, and other masters.
Fairfax and His Pride Marie Van Vorst

Traces of Carpeaux’s influence are plain in his way of conceiving such subjects as Carpeaux would have handled.
French Art W. C. Brownell

Therese looked at a bronze figure by Carpeaux, placed on the chiffonier.
The Red Lily, Complete Anatole France

Then, too, M. Dalou has a certain nobility which Carpeaux’s vivacity is a shade too animated to reach.
French Art W. C. Brownell

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