Bronze By Joseph Félon "andromeda Nude And Chained" flag


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"Bronze By Joseph Félon "andromeda Nude And Chained""
Signed and dated “Joseph Félon Sculp. 1854” with the foundry mark “ E. Vittoz Bronzier Paris ”

Joseph Félon was a painter and sculptor. He began his career at the Salon of 1840, and continued to exhibit there regularly until 1882. He worked on many public monuments in Paris (Louvre, Tuileries, Saint Etienne du Mont, Hôtel de Ville, Sorbonne and Trocadéro) , Nîmes, Bordeaux and Nancy. The Andromeda marble dated 1849 is in the collections of the Dunkirk museum (see “Body to body” exhibition September 2010-October 2011, Dunkirk). Vittoz was a bronze founder. He was a member of the Union of Makers from 1818 and became vice-chairman in 1844. In particular, he was the regular pitcher of Cumberworth and Feuchères. His son E. Vittoz moved to 48, rue des Marais Saint Martin.

Rel. Literature:
Françoise Gatouillat: Joseph Félon. In: Vitraux parisiens de la Renaissance, Published by Délégation à l'Action Artistique de la Ville de Paris, Paris 1993, p. 120
Élisabeth Pillet: Le vitrail à Paris au XIXe siècle. Entretenir, conserver, restaurer, (Corpus Vitrearum France - Études IX) Presses Universitaires de Rennes, Rennes 2010, p. 307−308
Price : 9500 €
Artist : Joseph Félon
Period:19th century
Style:Rome and Antic Greece
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Bronze
Length: 37cm
Height : 53cm

Reference : 750577
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