Bacchante with ivy
Bronze with light brown patina
Signed " JBt Carpeaux" in cursive letters
Stamp of the founder " CIRE PERDUE A.A. HEBRARD" and bears the number " (10)
H. 23 cm, on a black marble base from Belgium H. 12 cm
This rare female head in bronze, of which the only known edition is that of A.A. Hébrard (11 proofs listed in the archives, including number 10), takes the face of one of the three bacchantes from the artist's most emblematic group, La Danse.
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, La Danse, original plaster model, H. 232 cm, Paris, Musée d'Orsay, inv. RF818.
Michel Poletti, Alain Richarme, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, sculpteur. Catalog raisonné de l'œuvre édité, Paris, Les Expressions contemporaines, 2003, model listed under n° ES4, p. 155.