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La Nature se dévoilant

La Nature se dévoilant

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"La Nature se dévoilant" is a sculpture created by French sculptor Ernest Barrias. Commissioned in 1889 to adorn the new Faculty of Medicine in Bordeaux. The sculpture depicts a woman—personifying Nature—removing a veil to reveal her face and bare breasts. It represents the allegorical figure of nature revealing herself. The work, characterized by its sensual curves and intricate details, is a testament to Barrias' mastery of the human form and his ability to evoke emotion through his sculptures. The subject of nature unveiling herself has been a common theme in art throughout history, often symbolizing the revelation of the mysteries of the natural world or the beauty and power of the feminine form.


Louis-Ernest Barrias (1841-1905) was a French sculptor of the Beaux-Arts school. In 1865 Barrias won the Prix de Rome for study at the French Academy in Rome. Barrias was involved in the decoration of the Paris Opéra and the Hôtel de la Païva in the Champs-Élysées. His work was mostly in marble, in a Romantic realist style indebted to Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. Barrias was very influenced by the Art Nouveau style, which was prominent in art during the fin-de-siècle in France.

Year of creation

1899, XIX century


Musée d'Orsay, 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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