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561101

La Negresse. Cast terracotta. Atelier of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875) French, signed and dated 1872. The bust follows Carpeaux's model of a young African woman, one of the figures representing the four parts of the world that support the globe of the fountain of the observatory in Paris.

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La Negresse.  Cast terracotta.  Atelier of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875) French, signed and dated 1872.  The bust follows Carpeaux's model of a young African woman, one of the figures representing the four parts of the world that support the globe of the fountain of the observatory in Paris.