JACQUOT, Georges
(b. 1794, Nancy, d. 1874, Paris)

Paris and Helena

Plaster bas-relief, 97 x 125 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy

This relief is an excellent example of the strict Neoclassicsm, the dominant style in the first quarter of the 19th century.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 3 minutes):
Cristoph Willibald Gluck: Paride ed Elena, Paris' aria