Carpeaux perhaps never did anything that quite equals the masterpiece of his master Rude.
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.
"Carpeaux has nothing on this young lady," insisted Quair flippantly; and he pivoted on his heel and sat down beside the model.
He made a head of Bella which the critics have likened to the busts of Houdon, Carpeaux, and other masters.
Traces of Carpeaux's influence are plain in his way of conceiving such subjects as Carpeaux would have handled.
Therese looked at a bronze figure by Carpeaux, placed on the chiffonier.
Then, too, M. Dalou has a certain nobility which Carpeaux's vivacity is a shade too animated to reach.