Young men

Étude de sculpture platre

Lyon plaster sculpture Study

  The Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon have a large collection of plaster sculpture study, as this young man prostrate in kneeling position which seems to beg a threat or watch fatality. Unfortunately, I…

Bacchus sur une panthère en Inde

Bacchus on a Panther in India

  Bacchus on a Panther in India. When you think about the Greek or Roman mythology your first guest is not to associate a country like India to it. According to the myth, Bacchus (also…

Quarante-trois portraits de peintres de l'atelier de Charles Gleyre

Forty three portraits of painter

The Forty- three portraits of painters of the studio Charles Gleyre is an art work you can see at Le Petit Palais in Paris. Claude Monet, Frederic Bazille, Alfred Sisley and Auguste Renoir, they all…

Anges - stuc

Francois I Gallery – Palace of Fontainebleau

Francis I of France gallery is located on the first floor of the Château de Fontainebleau. Like most large rooms pageantry, it is richly decorated with wood paneling and stucco that are rarely photographed in…

Figurine votive romaine

Roman Votive Miniatures

God, athlete or family member The votive figurines have existed since prehistoric times but will take their large scale expansions among the Greeks. Made of terracotta, the Tanagras had a craze that exceeded the borders…

Torse d'homme - Haut-Empire romain

Torso of man-high-Roman Empire

Man’s torso – Marble – High Roman Empire 2nd centuries BC J. -C … Here is another example of a Roman copy of Greek sculpture, from the 5th century BC. J. -C. in that case….