Artist Jean Baptiste Carpeaux, French, 1827-1875
Title
  • The Winkle Gatherer
Date model designed before 1874
Medium Terracotta, cast
Dimensions Overall: 27 9/16 × 9 13/16 × 8 7/16 inches, 17.8 pounds (70 × 25 × 21.5 cm, 8.1 kg)
Block: 9 3/4 × 6 1/2 inches (24.8 × 16.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper
Accession Number 1994.127
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed (incised), on base: JB. CARPEAUX. DIEPPE. 1874
Marks Stamped: on ground at back: propriete Carpeaux [with an eagle cachet]
Stamped: Atelier Depot, 74 rue Boileau, Auteuil Paris
Stamped, at back of base: 1266
Inscriptions Inscribed, front of base: PUYS
ca. 1980, (Gallerie des Antiquaires, Paris, France);
Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper (Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA);
1995-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)