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BILINGUAL FRENCH / ENGLISH

Playful, creative and full of poetry stencils to create magnificent drawings inspired by the world of the famous animal sculptor, Pompon!
Gérard Lo Monaco, a renowned illustrator, puts his talent at the service of an activity book aimed at all children from the age of 5.

Bilingual French / English
32 pages

Rmn-Grand Palais / Musée d'Orsay Co-publishing

Characteristics

Dimensions :
20,6 x 25,9 x 1,3 cm
Artist :
François Pompon (1855-1933)
Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée d'Orsay
Themes :
Animals, Sculpture
EAN :
9782711875429
Size of the book :
Bound full paper with cover
Reference :
JK197542

 

Diffusor :
EDITIONS FLAMMARION
Distributor :
EDITIONS FLAMMARION

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The artist

François Pompon (1855-1933)

Son of a cabinetmaker, François Pompon entered the school of fine arts (Ecole des Beaux-Arts) of Dijon after having earned his living in Saulieu as a stone and wood worker. He studied architecture and sculpture and acquired basic knowledge in engraving.In 1874, he left for Paris and, thanks to contacts with contractors transforming Paris during the Second Empire, was able to produce decorative figures and caryatids for the façade of City Hall. For the next fifteen years, he worked as Rodin's assistant.It was only at the age of 67, with the 1922 Salon, that he attained success with the "White Bear".Especially known as a sculptor of animals, he exalted lyricism in light by polished surfaces with an economy of detail.After having been placed at the "Jardins des Plantes", the three hundred pieces bequeathed by F. Pompon were transferred to Dijon, at the Musée des Beaux-Arts.