Blue hippopotamus plate

Blue hippopotamus plate

The "Hieroglyphs" collection designed by Sam Baron is dedicated to the museum's young visitors thanks to a colorful and playful interpretation of this complex and mysterious language in wich the symbols do not represent letters but concepts.

Through everyday objects such as backpacks, notebooks, stamps, ...
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Dimensions :
Ø 20 cm
Artists :
Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835), Sam Baron
Material :
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Themes :
Middle East, Animals, Gastronomy
Art movements :
Egyptian Antiquities, Modern & Contemporary Art
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The artist

Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835)

Antoine-Jean Gros was one of the most famous pupils of the painter Jacques-Louis David. A representative of neo-classical painting, he then turned towards Romanticism, becoming one of his first followers. He enjoyed early success, particularly at the court of Napoleon Bonaparte, painting portraits of Napoleon and his wife but also history paintings.