French artist Barthélemy Prieur had traveled to Italy to study ancient sculpture and this draped figure reflects the influence of ancient Roman art. Join us on patreon for monthly virtual concerts. The finished sculpture from which this foot of Louis XIV came was destroyed in 1792 during the French Revolution (1789–99), which marked the end of the absolute monarchy in France. Join us on Patreon. Girardon collaborated with the principal casters of Louis XIV's reign on important artistic projects. Foundry to Finish: The Making of a Bronze Sculpture, Cast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution. , Copyright © FestivalNet 2020. During the 1500s bronze was increasingly adopted as a costly and enduring material for use in large-scale French funerary monuments. Casting metal is a 6,000-year-old process still used in both manufacturing and fine art. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. In stock and ready to ship. Find Cast in Bronze tour dates, Cast in Bronze tickets, concerts, and gigs, as well as other events you'll be interested in, only at No need to register, buy now! Cast In Bronze Creative, Swamimalai. This takes us back to those wonderful memories and it's so soothing in the evening. During the Revolution, equestrian and standing monuments to Henry IV, Louis XIV, and Louis XV were pulled down in the squares of Paris and other French cities. This exhibition highlights the work of an international group of art historians, conservators, scientists, and connoisseurs—known as the French Bronze Study Group—who have devoted several years to an unprecedented in-depth study of French bronzes. Representing either Abundance or Felicity, this allegorical figure was originally accompanied by allegories of Peace and Justice. Employing local foundries, these artists' activities revolutionized the production and stylistic development of the French bronze and introduced a taste for secular subject matter in monumental sculpture. Mouse over images for further information. Check out our cast in bronze selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. The ancient equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius in Rome served as a model from the Renaissance onward for the equestrian statues Italian princes had erected, and also became a model for French artists. Find Cast in Bronze tour dates and concerts in your city. We had gone to renaissance festivals and had seen Cast in Bronze live. Five centuries of history, four tons of bronze bells, and a silent masked spirit: witness the magic of Carillon bells as they have never been seen before. Bronze sculpture was highly appreciated throughout the 1700s, since few individuals were rich enough to acquire monumental marble statues. Mounted on a frame, the instrument is played by striking with fists and feet wooden levers that are wired to each bell’s clapper. Subscribe to our newsletter! -->. Learn about the process of casting the bronze for monumental sculpture.