Albert Ernest Carrier Belleuse, artist and sculptor, began his career at 13 with an apprenticeship under Bauchery, a Parisian ciseleur, or chiseler. He began to receive accolades for his fine art sculptures after 10 years of showing his works. Among Albert Ernest Carrier Belleuse's sculptures and artwork for sale that received critical acclaim is the Messiah, which earned him a Medal of Honor and the cross of the Legion d'Honneur.
Artist Albert Ernest Carrier Belleuse was entrepreneurial and often sold his sculptures directly through auctions and his own studio. He was instrumental in elevating the stature of applied arts and noted for his ornamental art designs. He had a considerable artistic impact on many young artists, most notably Auguste Rodin. Buy antique sculptures online and at auction, whether you're looking for ceramics, bronze work, iron, or mixed media.