Pyramid paperweight

Pyramid paperweight

Pyramid Collection
Design by Sam Baron for the Louvre Museum

French designer Sam Baron has chosen to pay tribute to the Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei, who designed the glass pyramid in the 80s, as a contrast to the aesthetic of the Cour Napoléon in the Louvre Palace. This pyramid is reflected ...
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Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Themes :
Architecture, Design
Art movements :
21st century, Neo-Classicism
Artists :
Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835), Sam Baron
Material :
Dimensions :
5.7 cm x 5.7 cm x 6.5 cm
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Original work kept at :
Paris, musée du Louvre

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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.