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L'Éloquence

L'Éloquence

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"L'Éloquence" by Antoine Bourdelle is a bronze statue that depicts a female figure personifying the concept of Eloquence. It is an allegory of the Monument to General Alvear (1913-23). The statue features a poised and confident figure, with one hand raised in a gesture of speech. The flowing lines of her clothing and the intricate details of her hair and face add to the sense of movement and grace in the piece. Bourdelle was inspired by classical models, but he also imbued the statue with a unique, modern sensibility. At the time of its creation, "L'Éloquence" was widely acclaimed for its innovative style and its powerful depiction of a timeless symbol. 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

1913, 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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