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Hippolyte Ferrat - La mort d Achille

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Jean Joseph Hippolyte Romain Ferrat (1822?1882) was a French sculptor from Aix-en-Provence. He specialised in busts. He designed public sculptures in Provence as well as busts for private collections and city halls. His work can be found in museums in Europe and the United States.

He was educated at the ?cole nationale sup?rieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where James Pradier was one of his professors.

Ferrat designed public sculptures in his hometown of Aix-en-Provence and in nearby Marseille. He designed one of the sculptures at the top of the Fontaine de la Rotonde in 1860. He also designed a bust of Fran?ois Granet, a painter from Aix, at the top of the Fontaine Bellegard. Meanwhile, he designed caryatids and the pediment on the H?tel Louvre et Paix in Marseille.

Ferrat designed many busts for private collections and city halls. His sculpture entitled 'Le Prince imp?rial' is exhibited at the Ch?teau de Compi?gne. In 1849, he designed The Fall of Icarus, which is now exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Moreover, he designed a bust of Hippolyte Fortoul, a politician, in 1857.It was given to the city of Digne in 1868, and it is still in their collection to this day.In 1858, he designed a bust of Fran?ois Denis Tronchet, another politician. It was given to the city of Lisieux in 1935, and it is still in their collection. He died on October 24, 1882 in Aix-en-Provence

Hippolyte Ferrat

La mort d Achille

  • 1853
  • Dimensions: 55" x 40"
  • Fine Art Category: sculptures
  • Medium: bronze
  • Origin: France
  • Price: €9,875.00 EUR






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