Tunisian water carrier by J.D.Debut (1824 - 1893)

Bronze with a polychrom patina representing an oriental water carrier holding containers in both of his hands. Signed on base "Debut" and bearing the 1889 World Fair's stamp. Rectangular base with a cartouche into which is written : "Tunisian Water Carrier by Debut - Roma First Prize"

History: Sculpture exhibited at the Paris World Fair of 1889.
Bibliography: Pierre Kjellberg - Les bronzes du XIXème siècle, les éditions de l'amateur, Paris 1989, page 266

About the artist

Debut Jean-Didier (Moulins, june, 4, 1824 - Paris, April 1893) Sculptor, french school
Son of Claude Blaise Debut, captain of the horse mounted regiment of the Somme and Joséphine Rocdot. He entered the royal school of the Beaux-Arts on september 19, 1842, introduced by Pierre Jean David also known as David d'Angers. In 1845, he obtained a mention in a composition contest. After several attempts, he gained the sculpture second grand prize of Roma on september, 13 1851, he kept aiming at the first prize but was only made fifth logist in 1852 and 1853. He was frequently involved in the Salon of the French Artist Society until he passed. He mostly exhibited plaster statues. The artist became famous thanks to the edition of several of his orientalist sculptures.

Museums : Angers : Cowherd Statue
Moulins : Alexander after Clitus' murder - Bust of Raphaël

Price: €3,800.00

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Dimensions

Height : 24,4 in
Width : 9 in
Depth : 11,4 in

Time 1889
Origin France, Paris
Materials Polychrom bronze
Reference Porteur-Tunisien-Debut264
Tunisian water carrier by J.D.Debut (1824 - 1893)

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