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Temperance





Artist: CARPEAUX Jean-Baptiste (1827-1875)

Date: 1864

Technique: Plaster

Place:Compiègne, Musée du Second Empire

Subjects: Compiègne (château of)

Key words: Statue, allegory, Cardinal virtue, Trinité church

Credits: Fondation Napoléon/K.Huguenaud


Notes:

This plaster original was made at the end of 1864 after the artist had stayed at Compiègne. A representation of the empress Eugénie has been seen in this work commissioned for the Trinité church.

Compiègne Itinerary



 
     
 
 

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