Artist Jean Baptiste Carpeaux, French, 1827-1875
Foundry C. Valsuani, Paris
  • Head of a Child
Date 1850/1860
Medium Bronze, dark brown patina
Dimensions 7 5/8 x 5 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (19.4 x 14.61 x 15.88 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.201
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed on neck, at left side: Bte (?) Carpeaux 10/12 See card, Registrar's office, for replication of the signature.
Marks Stamped behind right ear: Cire/(C) Valsuani/Perdue
The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, pp. 13, 21, 29, 55 (ill.).