Chemin des Sculptures
Chemin des Sculptures

Jeune faune

  • Artist : Arthur PIERRE (d'après Jean Baptiste CARPEAUX)
  • Creation date : 1896
  • Materials : Cast iron with brown and black patina
  • Collection : NMNM
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux was an eminent romantic sculptor who produced numerous busts in a spontaneous and realistic style, expressing a variety of emotions. This young fawn with its gentle smile is reminiscent of his youthful masterpiece, Le Pêcheur à la coquille, created in 1858. The mytholog...