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LA DANSE DE CARPEAUX (The Danse of Carpeaux). Laure de Margerie and Michel Beretti. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, 1989. Dossiers du Musee d'Orsay, 30. Published by Editions de la Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 64 pp. with 174 ills. 26 x 18 cm. ISBN 2711822494 In French.
This study of the famous bacchanalian sculpture created by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875) for the facade of the Paris Opera in 1869 features reproductions of numerous preparatory drawings and of contemporary caricatures conveying the intense controversy inspired by the work.
Artist(s):Carpeaux, Jean-Baptiste
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Sculpture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 052753
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