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Adam

Adam

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"Adam" by Antoine Bourdelle is a bronze statue that depicts a partially nude male figure with flowing hair and a powerful, muscular physique. This piece represents a departure from traditional representations of the biblical figure Adam, as Bourdelle imbues him with a sense of strength and vitality. The statue is notable for its highly stylized forms and expressive lines, which reflect Bourdelle's distinctive approach to sculpting the human form. At the time of its creation, "Adam" received positive reviews from the art community for its bold departure from classical forms and innovative style. The statue remains a significant work of Art Nouveau, showcasing Bourdelle's mastery of sculptural techniques and his ability to imbue his works with a strong sense of emotion and dynamism.

Artist

Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) was an influential and prolific French sculptor and teacher. He was a student of Auguste Rodin, a teacher of Giacometti and Henri Matisse, and an important figure in the Art Deco movement and the transition from the Beaux-Arts style to modern sculpture.

Year of creation

1889, XIX century

Location

Musée Antoine Bourdelle, France

Product information

Ready-to-hang Framed Poster with museum-quality paper.
- 250 gsm / 110 lb matte (uncoated) archival paper
- Thickness: 20-25 mm /0.79"–0.98" and for the USA market thickness is 1.9 cm/0.75"
- Paper color: off-white
- Shatterproof, transparent plexiglass.
- Includes a hanging kit, to hang in both portrait and landscape orientations.
- For indoor use
- Ready-to-hang, poster is placed within the frame. You can hang it directly on the wall.

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