Creation of man Prometheus Berthelemy Louvre INV20043 n2



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Jean-Simon Berthélemy (1745-1811), Jean-Baptiste Mauzaisse (1784-1844)

English: Prometheus creating man in the presence of Athena, detail. Painted in 1802 by Jean-Simon Berthélemy, painted again by Jean-Baptste Mauzaisse in 1826. Bears the signature: “Berthelemy inv. Et p. anno 1802. Mauzaisse Denuo Pinxit anno 1826”.
Français : L'Homme formé par Prométhée et animé par Minerve, détail. Peint en 1802 par Jean-Simon Berthélemy, peint de nouveau par Jean-Baptiste Mauzaisse en 1826. SIgnature : « Berthelemy inv. Et p. anno 1802. Mauzaisse Denuo Pinxit anno 1826 ».

Department of Paintings, Denon, ground floor, Rotunda of Mars, in situ

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INV. 20043

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Commission, 1801


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