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: K4360

: Fine Art

: sculpture

: Alexandre Dumas the Younger

: CARPEAUX, Jean-Baptiste

: a cast terracotta sculpture, showing: the portrait bust of Alexandre Dumas fils (1824-1895), the French author and playwright, and son of Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870); the original of this portrait was commissioned in marble for the Comédie-Française theatre in Paris; this cast, which is a smaller version of the marble, was made by the artist's workshop; the artist was a friend of Dumas

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: 1874

: Purchased from the Miss B. Ruding Bryan Bequest in memory of Charles Dudley Ruding Bryan, 1975.