Menacing Cupid

Menacing Cupid

From 1757 to 1766, Etienne Falconet was the Director of the sculpture workshop at the Royal Sevres Porcelain Factory, where he created numerous models, several of which are the most popular models ever. One such creation is "Menacing Cupid".

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Dimensions :
24 x 12 x 20 cm
Material of the original work :
Biscuit en porcelaine tendre
Artist :
Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716-1791)
Material :
Maintenance :
Ne pas laisser à une source de chaleur directe. Nettoyage : chiffon doux et sec
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Themes :
Religions, Love, Nude, Childhood
Art movement :
18th century
Reference :


Original work kept at :
Sèvres, Musée de la Céramique

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The artist

Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716-1791)

An artist considered one of the masters of the Baroque school, Falconet is also, in some respects, a neoclassical sculptor.