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Boy crying

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (French, Valenciennes 1827–1875 Courbevoie)
Date:
1870–72
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Cast terracotta
Dimensions:
Height: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene Victor Thaw, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.288.2
Not on view
This cast bears the stamp of the sculptor's atelier; the composition is encountered in other examples in both terracotta and wax.
Inscription: Bearing red-wax seal of Atelier Carpeaux
Eugene Victor Thaw (until 1988; to MMA)
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