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[kahr-poh; French kar-poh] /kɑrˈpoʊ; French karˈpoʊ/
Jean Baptiste
[zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA),
1827–75, French sculptor. Unabridged
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  • Carpeaux perhaps never did anything that quite equals the masterpiece of his master Rude.

    French Art W. C. Brownell
  • He had the opportunity of seeing his modeling corrected by Carpeaux.

  • After producing a statue of the prince imperial, Carpeaux was made chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1866.

  • Carpeaux designed the sculptures ornamenting the pediment, which represented the Defense of Valenciennes.

  • His work certainly has its Fragonard, its Clodion, its Carpeaux side.

    French Art W. C. Brownell
  • "Carpeaux has nothing on this young lady," insisted Quair flippantly; and he pivoted on his heel and sat down beside the model.

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers
  • He made a head of Bella which the critics have likened to the busts of Houdon, Carpeaux, and other masters.

    Fairfax and His Pride Marie Van Vorst
  • Traces of Carpeaux's influence are plain in his way of conceiving such subjects as Carpeaux would have handled.

    French Art W. C. Brownell
  • Therese looked at a bronze figure by Carpeaux, placed on the chiffonier.

    The Red Lily, Complete Anatole France
  • Then, too, M. Dalou has a certain nobility which Carpeaux's vivacity is a shade too animated to reach.

    French Art W. C. Brownell

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