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HENRI PICARD (worked 1840-1890) Full Bio

A Fine Louis XV Style Style Gilt-Bronze Clock Garniture

HENRI PICARD (worked 1840-1890) Full Bio

A Fine Louis XV Style Style Gilt-Bronze Clock Garniture

REF No. B73422

France, Circa 1870

H   57 cm | 22 in
W   39 cm | 15 in
D   20 cm | 7 in

The movement and pendulum stamped '803', the bronze stamped 'P,'.

The important fondeur and doreur Henri Picard worked in Paris from 1831 to 1884, most notably for the Emperor Napoléon III. He was based in Paris at 6, rue Jarente from 1831 to 1839, before moving to 10, rue de la Perle. The firm was active until around 1890.

Celebrated for the high quality of his production, Henri Picard supplied many important patrons, including garnitures and table pieces for the petits appartements of Emperor Napoléon III at the Louvre. An important pair of twelve-light candelabra by Picard remain in the Musée du Louvre today.


Makers Bibliography:

Mestdagh, Camille & Lécoules, Peter, L'Ameublement d'Art Français, 1850-1900, Editions de L'Amateur, (Paris), 2010, p 32.

Artist Biography

The important fondeur and doreur Henri Picard worked in Paris from 1831 to 1884, most notably for the Emperor Napoléon III. He was based in Paris at 6, rue Jarente from 1831 to 1839, before moving to 10, rue de la Perle. The firm was active until around 1890.

Celebrated for the high quality of his production, Henri Picard supplied many important patrons, including garnitures and table pieces for the petits appartements of Emperor Napoléon III at the Louvre. An important pair of twelve-light candelabra by Picard remain in the Musée du Louvre today.


Makers Bibliography:

Mestdagh, Camille & Lécoules, Peter, L'Ameublement d'Art Français, 1850-1900, Editions de L'Amateur, (Paris), 2010, p 32.

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