Antonin Carlès

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Jean-Antonin Carles (1851 – 18 February 1919) was a French sculptor.

Antonin Carlès' portrait, by Armand Berton
Retour de chasse, by Antonin Carlès, 1888, Jardin des Tuileries

Born in Gimont, Carlès began his studies in Marseille and then successively to the École des Beaux-Arts de Toulouse and that of Paris. He was a pupil of François Jouffroy (1806–1882) and Ernest-Eugène Hiolle (1834–1886), he won the Grand Prix de l'Exposition Universelle in 1889. He belonged to the Society of French Artists. Several models of his sculptures (La Jeunesse, Retour de chasse) are kept at the Musée des Jacobins d'Auch (Gers). He died in Paris.

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