Jean Baptiste Carpeaux, bronze bust entitled "Le Fumeur" ("The Smoker"), signed
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, bronze bust "Le Fumeur" ("The Smoker") signed and dated: JB Carpeaux 1869, on a red Levanto marble base.
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture, 31 January 2013, lot 409.
A similar model in terracotta and described as "Le Fumeur" is in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (acc. no. 75.86).
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