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Jean-Antoine Houdon

Sculptor of the Enlightenment

by Anne L. Poulet

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Published by National Gallery of Art .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houdon, Jean Antoine,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Sculpture,
  • Portrait sculpture, French,
  • Exhibitions,
  • 1741-1828

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Paul Getty Museum (Corporate Author), Musee National Des Chateaux De Versailles Et De Trianon (Corporate Author)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9635797M
    ISBN 100894683012
    ISBN 109780894683015


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Jean-Antoine Houdon studied in Paris under such sculptors as Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne and Jean-Baptiste Pigalle. As a winner of the Prix de Rome, he worked in Rome from to There he was influenced by ancient artifacts, including those recently unearthed in Herculaneum and Pompeii, and works of Renaissance masters, especially Michelangelo.

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Softcover. Condition: VG. White & illus. wraps. 53 bw plates. Issued in conjunction with a exhibition of pieces by French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon (). With page introduction and biographical summary by H.

Arnason, annotations and explanations regarding 32 catalogued works. Jean-Antoine Houdon. French Rococo sculptor. Birthplace: Versailles, France Location of death: Paris, France Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Cimetière du.

French sculptor, born at Versailles on the 18th of March At the age of twelve he entered the École Royale de Sculpture, and at twenty, having learned all that he could Born: Essay. Jean Antoine Houdon, the preeminent sculptor of the French Enlightenment, was primarily known for his portraiture, a specialization that brought him fame Jean-Antoine Houdon book his contemporaries and posterity alike, despite a lack of parallel achievement on the more monumental scale.

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Houdon, JEAN-ANTOINE, b. at Versailles, ; d. J ; the most distinguished sculptor of France during the latter half of the eighteenth century. He was trained under Slodtz and Pigalle and won the coveted Prix de Rome before he was twenty.

Jean-Antoine Houdon () has long been recognized as the greatest European portrait sculptor of the late eighteenth century, flourishing during both the American and French Revolutions as well as during the Directoire and Empire in France.

Whether sculpting a head of state, an Price: $ George Washington is a statue by French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon from the late 18th century. Based on a life mask and other measurements of George Washington taken by Houdon, it is considered one of the most accurate depictions of the subject.

The original sculpture is located in the rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia, and has been copied Artist: Jean-Antoine Houdon. Cole, The Oxbow. Early Photography: Niépce, Talbot and Muybridge.

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Arts and humanities AP®︎ Art History Later Europe and Americas: C.E. Enlightenment and revolution. Google Classroom Facebook Twitter. Houdon. [Jean Antoine Houdon; Jennifer Montagu] Home.

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Jean-Antoine Houdon: sculptor of the Enlightenment. [Anne L Poulet; Jean Antoine Houdon; National Gallery of Art (U.S.); J. Paul Getty Museum.; Musée national des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon.] -- French artist Jean-Antoine Houdon () has long been recognized as the greatest European portrait sculptor of the late eighteenth century.

Read the full-text online edition of George Washington, Jean Antoine Houdon, Sculptor: A Brief History of the Most Famous Sculpture Created of America's Immortal Patriot, Issued to Commemorate the Bicentennial of His Birth, ().

Jean-Antoine Houdon was a French neoclassical sculptor. Once logged in, you can add biography in the database. Jean-Antoine Houdon was a sculptor prominent during the French Enlightenment, who achieved popularity even though his commissions remained modest in scale.

He was known particularly for his portraits and hailed for his deft ability to convey a sitter’s personality and liveliness in marble, bronze, plaster, and clay. In Jean-Antoine Houdon his supple, elegant statue of Diana, first shown inalthough not at the Salon—possibly to avoid questions of propriety because of the artist’s frank treatment of the life-size undraped the Salon of Houdon exhibited busts of the marquis de Lafayette, Benjamin Franklin, the count de Mirabeau.

- Explore lisasimsartist's board "Houdon Sculpture", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sculpture, Statue and Sculpture art pins. John Paul Jones, sometimes called the “Father of the United States Navy,” had his likeness taken by Jean-Antoine Houdon, France’s leading sculptor, in He had sixteen copies of the bust cast in plaster, and gave this one to John Jay in The marble original sits in the chapel at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Label: While minister from the American colonies to France from toBenjamin Franklin was a popular celebrity. The rage for his likeness resulted in images ranging from marble busts and paintings to prints and miniatures.

This bust was created by Jean-Antoine Houdon, the leading portrait sculptor of the eighteenth century. Jean Antoine Houdon. Names Rosenthal, Albert () (Etcher) Peale, Rembrandt () (Artist) Collection.

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Dates / Origin Date Issued: - Library locations. Voltaire Seated () By Jean Antoine Houdon, one of the greatest neoclassical sculptors. Jean Antoine Houdon () A major figure in Neoclassical sculpture, the French sculptor Jean Antoine Houdon was famous for his statues and portrait busts of key figures in modern history.

His best known works of sculpture are studies of Voltaire, George Washington, and Napoleon. Author of Houdon,Centenaire de J.-A. Houdon, né à Versailles, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Houdon, Re flexions sur les concours en ge ne ral, et sur celui de la statue de J.J. Rousseau en particulier, Copie de la lettre de M.

Houdon, sculpteur, a M. le pre sident de la Socie te des amis de la Constitution, Jean-Antoine Houdon. Jean-Antoine Houdon (Versalhes, 25 de Março de — Paris, 15 de Julho de ) foi um escultor de estilo neoclássico ficou famoso pelos bustos e estátuas que esculpiu de filósofos, presidentes, inventores e figuras políticas do tem entre suas obras bustos e estátuas de Denis Diderot (), Benjamin Franklin (), Jean-Jacques Morte: 15 de Julho deParis.

HISTORY- A variety of life-size plaster casts were made from Jean-Antoine Houdon's ( ) "L'Ecorche" sculpture sometime after when the original figure was first conceived.

The sculpture is a "flayed" version of Houdon's sculpture of St. John the Baptist. The neoclassical sculptor, Jean-Antoine Houdon, was famous for his portrait busts and statues of philosophers, inventors, and political figures of the Enlightenment.

His most successful works are studies of Voltaire, George Washington, and Napoleon. Not especially celebrated during his lifetime, he has since become the most famous French sculptor of the.

Jean-Antoine Houdon a French Neoclassical portrait sculptor, best known for his busts of contemporary political and cultural figures of the French Enlightenment. View Jean-Antoine Houdon’s artworks on artnet. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction ality: French.

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Vivid portrayals of the great intellectual, military, and political figures, as well as portraits of children and works depicting historical figures, the remarkable degree of physical accuracy and extraordinary.

HOUDON, Jean-Antoine (b.Versailles, d. Paris) St Bruno Marble, height cm Santa Maria degli Angeli, Rome: One of the first sculptures to reflect the Neoclassical orientation was Houdon's St Bruno, a work commissioned by the Carthusian monks at Santa Maria degli Angeli in As a former pupil of Slodtz, Houdon would.

Back to article Jean-Antoine Houdon l'Écorché (Flayed Man) From Jean-Antoine Houdon: Sculptor of the Enlightenment National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Through September 7, Image courtesy the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Bust, marble, of Voltaire, after Jean-Antoine Houdon, probably French, 19th century.

Museum Number AJean-Antoine Houdon. From the Catholic Encyclopedia. Born at Versailles, ; died 16 July, ; the most distinguished sculptor of France during the latter half of the eighteenth century.

He was trained under Slodtz and Pigalle and won the coveted Prix de Rome before he was twenty.