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Bust Pourquoi naître Esclave ? Black

SKU: 3397696440133

€ 200
Why be born a slave is the name given by the sculptor and painter Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875) to a series of busts he executed around 1870.
At the height of his career, benefiting from the protection of Napoleon III, Carpeaux received from the city of Paris the order for the Observatory Fountain, from which he diverted the imposed subject - the four cardinal points - by replacing them with four allegorical characters embodying Europe, Africa, Asia and America. It is within the framework of the preparatory study on Africa that the bust of the captive Negress was born.
Faithful to his interpretation of the movement, he represents the slave with the bust hobbled in an oblique twist expressing revolt. The story goes that the woman who served as a model would also have posed for the realization of the “Capresse des colonies” 1861- by Charles Cordier.

Size: 35cm
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- delivery within 24 hours
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- samples offered for each order.


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For deliveries in mainland France, shipping costs are free from € 90 (Colissimo).

Express 24h Chronopost FRANCE delivery: The products are shipped in Chronopost 24h with signature for France. An email with your Chronopost tracking number will be sent to you as soon as the package is shipped.

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EUROPE AND INTERNATIONAL: the packages are shipped by Chronopost or DHL express delivery depending on the destination.

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RETURNS: You have the option of returning one or more items to us for fourteen days, at your expense, from the delivery of your order, except syrups and honey, earrings, beauty products, nail polish and make-up.

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