CARPEAUX Jean-Baptiste, 1827-1875 Pietà oil... - Lot 10 - Rossini

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CARPEAUX Jean-Baptiste, 1827-1875 Pietà oil... - Lot 10 - Rossini
CARPEAUX Jean-Baptiste, 1827-1875 Pietà oil on canvas in grisaille signed lower right in red, on the back a shipping label Held for the exhibition Carpeaux painter with the title 24 x 33 cm BIBLIOGRAPHY: Carpeaux peintre, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Valenciennes, 8 October 1999 - 3 January 2000, RMN editions, Paris, 2000, described and reproduced under n°146 p.193. HISTORY: The subject of the death of Christ has been treated several times by Carpeaux, in the form of copies of the old masters (Rubens for example) or original works. There is a watercolour of the subject in the collections of the Musée du Petit Palais in Paris, showing a composition quite similar but inverted from that of the to our painting. Let us also note two terracottas kept at the Petit Palais in Paris and at the Metropolitan in New York as well as a preparatory drawing for these sculptures
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