Saturday, 17 September 2016

Small Bronze Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV by LCA Vasse.

A Small Bronze Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV.
Louvre, Paris.

After E Bouchardon's (1698 - 1762) Equestrian Statue
on the Place de la Concorde, Paris.
Figure 1
L.C.A. Vassé (1716-1772) After E. Bouchardon, Louis XV, v. 1759-1763.
 Musée du Louvre, Paris,
inv. MR321.

This image and much more info on the full size statue and its many preparatory drawings by Bouchardon.

see -

Figure 5

A Preparatory sketch by Bouchardon.


F. Girardon - A Reduced model of the Statue of Louis XIV erected on the Place Louis-le-Grand.
Musée du Louvre, Paris
inv. MR3229.

I have been examining the history of the Equestrian Statue in England and Ireland in the 17th and 18th Centuries in recent pages of this blog but will be putting these studies into some sort of European context in the next few pages of this blog.

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