Artist Jean Baptiste Carpeaux, French, 1827-1875
  • Le Chinois
  • The Chinese man (Le Chinois) (published title)
Date 1872
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 27 1/2 × 20 1/8 × 13 5/8 inches (69.9 × 51.1 × 34.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Florence Ballin
Accession Number 2000.158
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Modern C233, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, underneath figure's left shoulder: Carpeaux
Marks Foundry marks: [eagle motif] PROPRIÉTÉ CARPEAUX [eagle motif]
Florence Ballin;
2000-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, Alan. P. and Brian Gallagher. "Recent acquisitions (2000-2006) of European sculpture and decorative arts at The Detroit Institute of Arts." The Burlington Magazine 149, no. 1251 (June 2007): p. 453, pl. XIV (ill.).