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Bouchardon

Getty Center, Los Angeles

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Royal Artist of the Enlightenment

This exhibition celebrates one of the most celebrated artists of 18th-century France, sculptor and draftsman Edme Bouchardon. Talent and ambition are evident in early works such as The Sleeping Faun, a copy of a renowned classical sculpture that Bouchardon made as a student. Now on display in the museum’s Entrance Hall, The Sleeping Faun offers a preview of the captivating masterpieces included in the museum’s exhibition. Find out more about the ‘Bouchardon’ exhibition from the Getty Center’s website.

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Frog, Edme Bouchardon (1698 - 1762). Image © 2009 Musée du Louvre / Suzanne Nagy

Frog , Edme Bouchardon (1698 – 1762). Image © 2009 Musée du Louvre / Suzanne Nagy

Cupid (1750), Edme Bouchardon. Image © Musée du Louvre / Hervé Lewandowski

Cupid (1750), Edme Bouchardon. Image © Musée du Louvre / Hervé Lewandowski

Faune endormi, dit aussi Faune Barberini (1726), Edme Bouchardon. Image © Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Raphaël Chipault

Faune endormi, dit aussi Faune Barberini (1726), Edme Bouchardon. Image © Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Raphaël Chipault

Head of a Woman Wearing a Headscarf, Edme Bouchardon (1698 - 1762). Image © Beaux-Arts de Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

Head of a Woman Wearing a Headscarf , Edme Bouchardon (1698 – 1762). Image © Beaux-Arts de Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

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