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Vulcain Presentant les Armes qu'il a Forgées

Vulcain Presentant les Armes qu'il a Forgées

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"Vulcain Presentant les Armes qu'il a Forgées" (or Vulcain), in english Vulcan Presenting Arms he has Forged. In Roman mythology and Roman religion, Vulcan was the God of fire, or more specifically volcanoes, with the name derived from the Latin vulcanus, plus he was represented as the God of metal works and the forge. Originally there was a plaster model made of this statue, which was presented at the 1777 Paris Salon, then presented in its full size marble version at the 1781 Paris Salon. The statue is facing towards the Palais du Luxembourg, which is the former palace that became home to the French Senate.


Charles-Antoine Bridan (1730-1805) was a French sculptor. He attended the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture where he won the Prix de Rome in 1754 for his work, Massacre of the Innocents. His award enabled him to travel, where upon he attended the school at the French Academy in Rome. He remained in Italy until1762 and then returned to the Académie in Paris.

Year of creation

1777, XVIII century


Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris 6th, 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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