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EUGÈNE DELAPLANCHE (1836-1891 BCE ) Full Bio

'La Musique' - A Fine Bronze Figural Sculpture Cast By Barbedienne

EUGÈNE DELAPLANCHE (1836-1891 BCE ) Full Bio

'La Musique' - A Fine Bronze Figural Sculpture Cast By Barbedienne

REF No. B73161

France, Circa 1872

H   85 cm | 33 in
W   42 cm | 16 in
D   34 cm | 13 in

Signed and dated 'E. DELAPLANCHE 72'. Foundry mark for 'F. BARBEDIENNE. Fondeur. Paris'. 'A. COLLAS EDUCTION MECHANIQUE' cachet.

Eugène Delaplanche (1836-1891) was a pupil of Francisque Duret (1804-1865). He was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1864 (spending 1864-67 at the Villa Medici in Rome). He was a talented artist, much appreciated under the Second Empire for his classical naturalistic style and superb technique. He exhibited several times at the Salon in Paris and obtained the Medal of Honour in 1878.

Artist Biography

Eugène Delaplanche (1836-1891) was a pupil of Francisque Duret (1804-1865). He was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1864 (spending 1864-67 at the Villa Medici in Rome). He was a talented artist, much appreciated under the Second Empire for his classical naturalistic style and superb technique. He exhibited several times at the Salon in Paris and obtained the Medal of Honour in 1878.

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