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Bacchante aux raisins

Bacchante aux raisins

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"Bacchante aux Raisins" by Antoine Bourdelle is a bronze statue that depicts a female figure in a festive pose. The figure is depicted holding a bunch of grapes and her flowing hair and clothing are depicted in a lively and dynamic manner. The statue is a reference to the Bacchantes, female followers of Dionysus in Greek mythology, who were known for their wild, carefree behavior and their love of wine. There are several variants of this scultpure of which the artist came back to the subject several times with Vieilles bacchantse (1903)and Bacchantes aux jambes croisées (1906). Bourdelle's interpretation of the Bacchante is both sensual and powerful, capturing the essence of this mythical figure. At the time of its creation, "Bacchante aux Raisins" was widely praised for its innovative style and its powerful depiction of a timeless story. This statue remains a significant example of Bourdelle's ability to merge classical forms with modern elements, creating works that are both timeless and contemporary.

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

1907, XX 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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