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Phryné, James Pradier (1790/1852)
Phryné, James Pradier (1790/1852) - Sculpture Style Napoléon III Phryné, James Pradier (1790/1852) - Phryné, James Pradier (1790/1852) - Napoléon III Antiquités - Phryné, James Pradier (1790/1852)
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Period :
19th century
Artist :
James Pradier (1790/1852)
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Bronze
Dimensions :
l. 5.51 inch X H. 16.54 inch X P. 4.72 inch
Weight :
5.7 Kg
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Phryné, James Pradier (1790/1852)

Phryne courtesan in ancient Greece, reveals his beauty before the judges.
Bronze statuette produced during the second half of the 19th century, published by the founder Susse frères (Paris) with stamp and monogram, signed Pradier on the base. Beautiful state of presentation, patina original medal (nuances and traces of gilding) appearance of some oxidation points due to its age.
Jean-Jacques (known as James) Pradier 1790/1852 was born in Geneva to French parents, Protestant immigrants of Languedoc origin. He started at the geneva drawing school, his aptitude led him in 1811 to the Fine Arts of Paris, student at Villa Medici, he was 1st prize in Rome in 1813, returned to Paris after several stays in Italy, he exhibited at the Salon of 1819 and became the most sought-after sculptor during the reign of Louis-Philippe, and he was nicknamed the last of the Greeks. Responding to important commissions He signs many public monuments in Paris, he is also the author of the sculptures adorning the famous monumental fountain of the Esplanade in Nimes known as the Pradier Fountain.

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Bronze Sculpture Napoléon III