Jean Jacques Feuchere

France (18071852 ) - Sculptures
FEUCHERE Jean Jacques Other Properties
        

        
           
        

        
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Sotheby's /Jun 28, 2007
7,438.82 - 10,414.34
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Jean Jacques Feuchere - Michelangelo

Jean Jacques Feuchere - Michelangelo

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Jean-Jacques Feuchère FRENCH 1807 - 1852 MICHELANGELO signed: J Feuchere scpt , inscribed: Gautier & Cie and: Michel Ange Buonaroti Pittore Scultore e Architetto Fiorentino bronze, warm brown patina 44cm., 17¼in. Overall the condition of the bronze is good with some wear and minor dirt to the surface consistent with age including rubbing to the patina at the high points and some particular dirt around the proper right knee and lap. There are some scratches including an area around the proper left shin. There are some nicks to the lower edge of the base and a small dent under the signature.
Jean Jacques Feuchere - Satan

Jean Jacques Feuchere - Satan

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Signed and dated: FEUCHERE 1834 CATALOGUE NOTE For any modern student of 19th century Frenchsculpture, Jean-Jacques Feuchère's Satan has become one ofthe icons of the period, because it was selected as the front coverillustration of the pioneering exhibition The Romantics toRodin. French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North AmericanCollections in 1980. The relevance of Feuchère's Satan was graphically illustrated by the selection of Rodin'sThinker for the back cover of the catalogue.For Peter Fusco, writing the entry for the bronze in theexhibition, the Satan 'epitomizes the interests of Romanticsculptors'. The 1830s witnessed a plethora of sculptures on asatanic theme, including works by Jean-Jacques Flatters, CarloMarochetti, Jean- Bernard Duseigneur and Antonin Moine. Many sharedthe common inspirations of Milton, Dante and Goethe. Amongst thelater sculptures influenced by Feuchère's Satan , Fusco listsDuret's Chactas Meditating on the Tomb of Atala , Carpeaux'searly masterpiece Ugolino , Joseph Geefs' Angel ofEvil and, of course, Rodin's Thinker. Exhibited at the Salon in 1834, Feuchère's Satan was highly praised: 'among all the angels and demons, there is onefigure that incontestably merits particular attention because ofthe original character it has been imprinted with, because of thenovelty of its composition and the conscientious craftsmanship withwhich it is rendered, it is the Satan of M. Feuchère, apersonification, with plenty of verve and ardour, of the evilgenius at odds with being powerless.'At the time of the Romantics to Rodin exhibition in 1980,the 78.7cm high bronze shown there was the only large cast known toFusco and Janson. Since then only one or two more casts haveappeared on the market, which underlines the fact that large castsof this model are extremely rare.RELATED LITERATUREDecamps, p. 74; Romantics to Rodin, p. 266-267, no. 137; Von Houdonbis Rodin, pp. 112-113, no.14
Jean Jacques Feuchere - Leda And The Swan

Jean Jacques Feuchere - Leda And The Swan

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Following its appearance in the Romantics to Rodin exhibition (1980), this model of Leda and the Swan has often been attributed to James Pradier. In 1981, however, Henry Hawley identified it as the work of Feuchère from a signed version in the Cleveland Museum of Art. RELATED LITERATURE The Romantics to Rodin , no. 184. pp. 321-322; Hawley, pp. 75-83
Jean Jacques Feuchere - Other Properties
        

        
           
        

        
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Jean Jacques Feuchere - Other Properties Michelangelo

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JEAN-JACQUES FEUCHÈRE (1807-1852) - OTHER PROPERTIES MICHELANGELO -
Mis: 44cm., 17¼in.
signed: Feuchère Scpt, inscribed: E. de Labroue. Flt, the plaque inscribed: Michel Angelo / Buonaroti / Pittore Scultore e / Architetto Fiorentino bronze, dark brown patina

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RELATED LITERATURE Romantics to Rodin, pp. 267-8
Jean Jacques Feuchere - Satan

Jean Jacques Feuchere - Satan

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catalogue note feuchère's satan is a synthesis of both literary and artistic sources but mainly from milton's paradise lost, dante's inferno and dürer's melancolia (a copy of which feuchère owned). the broken sword and isolating canopy formed by the wings symbolise satan after his fall. feuchère's composition masterfully conveys satan's angst-ridden frame of mind, as he sits with hunched back, one leg clamped over the other and biting his fingers with a downward dejected stare. the model was first exhibited in plaster at the 1834 salon and in bronze the following year. related literature un age d'or, pp.305-06; romantics to rodin, cat.no.137 signed and dated: j feuchere 1833 bronze, dark brown patina
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