Stunning Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse Bust of a woman, terra cotta sculpture

Stunning neoclassical bust of an aristocratic woman, Albert- Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French 1824-1887), Signed A. CARRIERto the reverse, mounted on an ebonized wooden base, an exquisite example of Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse’s ability create highly textured and often sinuous fabrics out of firm materials. The intricate and delicate tracery of her crown is reminiscent of an example depicting the Comtesse de Castiglione, in the collection of Lucile Audouy, Paris, dated to 1864.  27.5” h. x 16” w


Height  27.5
Width 16