Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux​, Dance

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux​, Dance, 1865-69, marble, 420 x 298 cm. (Musée d’Orsay, Paris). Commissioned by Charles Garnier for the facade of L’Opéra. In 1964 it was replaced by a copy executed by Paul Belmondo.

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux​, Dance," in Smarthistory, November 20, 2015, accessed June 21, 2024,