Portrait of Charles Carpeaux, the Sculptor's BrotherPortrait of Charles Carpeaux, the Sculptor's Brother
27 x 19 1/2 x 15 in. (68.6 x 49.5 x 38.1 cm)
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux was much sought after as a portraitist by prominent sitters, including members of the French imperial household. Among his finest busts is this posthumous portrait of his older brother, Charles, a musician, who died in 1870 after long suffering.