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Amour menaçant or menacing love

Frits Scholten

Amour menaçant or menacing love

a statue by Falconet

by Frits Scholten

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Published by Waanders Publishers, Rijksmuseum in Zwolle, Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Falconet, Etienne, -- 1716-1791.,
  • Pompadour, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, -- marquise de, -- 1721-1764.,
  • Rijksmuseum (Netherlands) -- Catalogs.,
  • Marble sculpture, French -- 18th century.,
  • Cupid (Roman deity) -- In art.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMenacing love.
    StatementFrits Scholten.
    SeriesRijksmuseum dossiers
    ContributionsFalconet, Etienne, 1716-1791., Rijksmuseum (Netherlands)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18270914M
    ISBN 109040091331
    ISBN 109789040091339

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One of the most famous statues from eighteenth-century France is the mischevious-looking marble cupid of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. It was made in by Etienne-Maurice Falconet for Madame de Pompadour, the French King's mistress.

The telling sculpture soon acquired its present title L'Amour Mena ant (Menacing Love), partly due to two mysterious lines by Voltaire which were inscribed on its. Charts the history of one of the most famous eighteenth century statues - 'L'Amour Menacant' or 'Menacing Love' by Falconet.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Jun 9, - L'amour menaçant (Menacing Love) by Étienne-Maurice Falconet,Musée du Louvre, Paris. Seated Cupid, Étienne-Maurice Falconet, marble (rock), h cm × w cm × d cm × d cm More details Already in the 18th century this famous sculpture was known by various nicknames, the best known of which was l’amour menaçant, ‘menacing love’.

The telling sculpture soon acquired its present title L'Amour Mena ant (Menacing Love), partly due to two mysterious lines by Voltaire which were inscribed on its pedastal.

In this Rijksmuseum dossier, which is entirely devoted to Falconet's remarkable work of art, the significance and original function of the Cupid, its sculptor and its Reviews: 1.

An early and stunning clock set featuring a charming figure of Cupid, L’Amour Menaçant (Menacing Love) after the famous sculpture by Falconet currently in the Louvre. It is beautifully carved from crisp white alabaster, Cupid leans on the clock, asking for silence as he pulls out an arrow.

The pair of classical urns are finely carved to be Seller Rating: % positive. A statue in biscuit porcelain after "L'Amour ménaçant" (Menacing Love) also called "Falconet's Cupid", a famous work by Étienne-Maurice Falconnet commissionned by Madame de Pompadour, mistress.

Bronze sculpture after the marble realized by the French sculptor Etienne Maurice Falconet in for Madame de Pompadour, Louis XV’s mistress, “Menacing Love” or also “Seated Cupid”, in French “L’Amour menaçant”.

A winged angel seated, Cupidon the God of Love, is standing maliciously. This famous statue already had many nicknames in the 18th century. Perhaps the best known is l'amour menaçant - menacing love. The menace is mainly in the love god's expression, while his gesture makes us complicit, through silence.

The statue was carved for Madame de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV and a connoisseur of art. An early and stunning clock set featuring a charming figure of Cupid, L’Amour Menaçant (Menacing Love) after the famous sculpture by Falconet currently in the Louvre.

It is beautifully carved from crisp white alabaster, cupid leans on the clock, asking for silence as he pulls out an arrow. The pair of classical urns are finely carved to be.

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Compared with the original brief, in the finished painting, the older man is no longer a priest, a barking dog has been added, and Falconet's sculpture of 'L'amour menaçant (Menacing Love)' comments on the story.

Fragonard answers the libertine intentions of his patron by picking a Rococo style. A view of a sculpture depicting Cupid and entitled 'L'amour Menacant' ('Menacing Love') by Etienne-Maurice Falconet at the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam on Decem National Journal.

L'Amour menaçant, the "menacing Love" from and "La Beigneuse (the bathers)” marked together not only its artistic, but also his professional breakthrough. Sponsored by Madame de Pompadour, Falconet was artistic director of the Porcelain Manufactory of Sevres; here, and in subsequent years, he create a series of works that make him.

In book: Schweigen / Silence. Über die stumme Praxis der Kunst (pp) Amour menaçant, or Menacing Love: A Statue by Falconet Fig. 2: Londres, British Museum, Department of Prints and. Étienne-Maurice Falconet Seated Amor: 'L'amour menaçant' Carrar a marble, the base with copper handles h cm × w cm × d cm base area: d cm Rijksmuseum Amsterdam This famous statue had several nicknames as early as the 18th century.

The most famous is l'amour menaçant, 'the menacing love'. The threat is mainly in the gaze of the love god, while the gesture he. A view of a sculpture depicting Cupid and entitled 'L'amour Menacant' ('Menacing Love') by Etienne-Maurice Falconet at the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam on Decem The Art of the French Rococo.

Featuring more than eighty outstanding exhibits on loan, the show entitled “Dangerous Liaisons” focuses on the newly emerging concept of sentimental love and its preferred style of representation in French art aroundvividly illustrating the seductive powers of the Rococo.

Menacing Love L'Amour Menacant View Title Menacing Love, side view of proper left. Detail: Detail from head to waist Creator/Culture sculptor: Etienne Maurice Falconet (French, ) Site/Repository Repository: Rijksmuseum (Netherlands) (Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands) Period/Date Creation date: Media/Technique marble Dimensions.

"Why is this cunning cupid "menacing"? Mainly because he relishes the emotional mayhem he wreaks. With one podgy finger raised to hush the viewer into complicity, he stealthily reaches into his quiver, eager to inflame an unwitting bystander with desire.Early Antique French Alabaster Clock Set, Cupid L’Amour Menaçant after Falconet Located in Belper, Derbyshire An early and stunning clock set, circafeaturing a charming figure of Cupid, L’Amour Menaçant (Menacing Love) after the famous sculpture by Falconet currently in the Louvre.