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Jean-Jacques Pradier, called James Pradier
Jean-Jacques Pradier, called James Pradier

uploaded by: Daneliya

Description:
Work: Funerary urn (Fragment of the sculpture)
            1840

Author:  Jean-Jacques Pradier (Geneva, 1790 -  Rueil, 1852)

Technique: Marble of Carrara

The urn is adorned with the portraits of the deceased and Asclepius, the god of medicine.
These two figures are surrounded by theological virtues: on the left - The Hope and the Faith, on right - The Charity. The arrangement of the composition of this relief much like a bacchic vase, which is kept in the Louvre Museum.

Museum of Art and History (Musee d'Art et d'Histoire) - Geneva, Switzerland
Donation by Jules Rouff, Geneva, 1906
Inv. 1906-28

Source of Information: MAHG

photo - personal archive

View more:
http://www.ville-ge.ch/mah/

http://www.nella-buscot.com/sculpteurs.php?idsculpteur=scu0019&lng=0

http://www.universalis.fr/encyclopedie/pradier-jean-jacques-dit-james/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Pradier

http://www.insecula.com/contact/A006202.html

Jean-Jacques Pradier, called James Pradier

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