Self Portrait

French (Paris)
19th century
about 1875
Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French, 1824–1887)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

43.18 x 27.94 x 20.32 cm (17 x 11 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.285

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Terracotta, patinated. Lossely modeled with crisp detail, portrait bust form. Perhaps is model for Rodin’s portrait of Carrier-Belleuse in Sèvres porcelain executed in 1881.

Provenance

Prior to 1980, family of Carrier-Belleuse [see note 1]; December, 1980 sold to Galerie Delestre, Paris; 1981, sold by Galerie Delestre to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 12, 1982)

Notes;
1 - Information provided by Galerie Delestre: 6, rue de Varenne 75007 Paris.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund