Louvre Bag - Madame Récamier

Louvre Bag - Madame Récamier

Original creation by Gangzaï for the Louvre, featuring the Portrait of Madame Récamier by Jacques-Louis David.

The original painting, dating from 1800, depicts Juliette Récamier. On this Louvre bag, Madame Récamier is no longer sitting on a sofa but on a typical Parisian garden bench!

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Maintenance :
Dry cleaning, handles to be cleaned with leather cleaner
Artists :
Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Gangzai Design
Materials :
Leather, Polyester
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Theme :
Art movements :
Empire, 19th century, 21st century
Dimensions :
46 cm x 18 cm x 36 cm
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The artist

Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825)

Jacques-Louis David is an 18th century painter and founder of the neoclassical movement. The gifted child begins his studies at the Academy of Saint Luke before following the teaching of Joseph-Marie Vien. This meeting was the starting point of his interest in French neo-classicism. His talents as a painter are recognized since in 1771 he obtained the second prize from Rome for Le combat de Mars contre Minerve. Three years later, he was awarded the first Prix de Rome with Erasistrate discovering the cause of Antiochius disease. Passionate about Napoleon Bonaparte, the artist uses his talent to create his portraits. These services enabled him to become an official painter of the Empire.