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  • L amour perdu artwork by Daphné Du Barry - art listed for sale on Artplode
  • L amour perdu artwork by Daphné Du Barry
  • L amour perdu artwork by Daphné Du Barry - art listed for sale on Artplode
  • L amour perdu artwork by Daphné Du Barry - art listed for sale on Artplode
  • L amour perdu artwork by Daphné Du Barry - art listed for sale on Artplode

About Artist:

Daphné Du Barry is born on 5 July 1950 on Avenue Utrechtseweg on the banks of the Rhein in Arnhem, capital of Holland's Gueldre region.

After secondary studies at the grammarschool in her hometown, she studied languages at Munich University and, subsequently, at Mac Gill in Canada. Daphné speaks seven languages fluently. Later she studied Modern Literature for three years at the Sorbonne in Paris.

In 1971 she met the publicist and artcritic Jean-Claude Du Barry in Salvador Dali's house in Cadaques in Spain, she and Jean-Claude were to marry a few years later.

 

Daphne enjoyed a short vocal career in the field of variety recording 45 rpm records on the Philips label, including "Porto Vecchio" (with words by Didier Barbelivien) which was a hit in the summer of 1982. Subsequently she studied design for five years in Paris with the Hungarian Master Akos Szabo.

 

Then she encounters Marcello Tommasi in Florence, one of the greatest masters of classical figurative sculpture in Italy,and enters his workshop as his pupil. At the same time she enters the Academy of art and Design in the Medici city.

Leading female representative of the classic  figurative style, she has a perfect grasp of proportion, of the contour of bodies and a sense of the transcendent. One is constantly surprised by the inexhaustible variety of her themes and the consistency of her style. Her pasion for the beauty of the bodies stems from an almost ideal inspiration, but it's the charm of the intelligence rather than of the senses that captivates us.

 

The work of Daphné Du Barry deepens our understanding of the magisterial remarkof Ingres : "There are not two arts, there is only one : that wich is based upon Beauty, eternal and natural".

Daphné Du Barry

L amour perdu

  • 1989
  • 45 x 98 x 22 cm
  • Fine Art Category: sculptures
  • Medium: Plaster covered with leather
  • Origin: France
  • Signed: Signed lower right
  • No / Edition: One of a kind
  • Comments:

    The sculpture is unique, made by Daphne Du Barry in 1989. The sculpture is made of plaster covered with leather. The scupture is in perfect condition.

    Daphné Du Barry is a Dutch figurative artist. As a figurative sculptor, Du Barry is internationally known and has already acquired many monumental commissions in Europe, Asia and America. Although she has also produced some sculptures in the Netherlands (including Queen Beatrix on a bicycle in Rheden and Pim Fortuyn in Rotterdam), she is not very well known in her native country.

    Du Barry has previously exhibited in New York, Honolulu, Barcelona, Mexico, Toulouse, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan and Maastricht (TEFAF).

  • Price: €30,000.00 EUR
  • Seller: Johannes, Netherlands

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  • Artplode ID: 5838
  • Artplode Seller ID: 14058

About Artist:

Daphné Du Barry is born on 5 July 1950 on Avenue Utrechtseweg on the banks of the Rhein in Arnhem, capital of Holland's Gueldre region.

After secondary studies at the grammarschool in her hometown, she studied languages at Munich University and, subsequently, at Mac Gill in Canada. Daphné speaks seven languages fluently. Later she studied Modern Literature for three years at the Sorbonne in Paris.

In 1971 she met the publicist and artcritic Jean-Claude Du Barry in Salvador Dali's house in Cadaques in Spain, she and Jean-Claude were to marry a few years later.

 

Daphne enjoyed a short vocal career in the field of variety recording 45 rpm records on the Philips label, including "Porto Vecchio" (with words by Didier Barbelivien) which was a hit in the summer of 1982. Subsequently she studied design for five years in Paris with the Hungarian Master Akos Szabo.

 

Then she encounters Marcello Tommasi in Florence, one of the greatest masters of classical figurative sculpture in Italy,and enters his workshop as his pupil. At the same time she enters the Academy of art and Design in the Medici city.

Leading female representative of the classic  figurative style, she has a perfect grasp of proportion, of the contour of bodies and a sense of the transcendent. One is constantly surprised by the inexhaustible variety of her themes and the consistency of her style. Her pasion for the beauty of the bodies stems from an almost ideal inspiration, but it's the charm of the intelligence rather than of the senses that captivates us.

 

The work of Daphné Du Barry deepens our understanding of the magisterial remarkof Ingres : "There are not two arts, there is only one : that wich is based upon Beauty, eternal and natural".







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