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F.Rude Art Museum
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Installé en 1947 dans le transept de l'église Saint-Etienne, édifiée au milieu du XIe siècle et dont la nef fut rebâtie au XVIIIe siècle, ce musée présente des moulages d'oeuvres du sculpteur dijonnais François Rude (Dijon, 1784 - Paris, 1855). Pour mieux faire connaître la production de cet illustre sculpteur, la Ville de Dijon acquit ou fit exécuter, de 1887 à 1910, des moulages des oeuvres principales de l'artiste. La pièce capitale et monumentale de cet ensemble est le moulage grandeur nature du célèbre bas-relief de l'Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, le départ des volontaires de 1792, communément appelé la "Marseillaise". Les nombreuses pièces exposées attestent du talent et des multiples sources d'inspiration de François Rude : sujets mythologiques, dus à sa formation néo-classique à l'Ecole de Dessin de Dijon - Bas-reliefs de la vie d'Achille -, grandes compositions à sujet historique - Le Maréchal Ney ou Le Réveil de Napoléon -, oeuvres romantiques - Mercure rattachant sa talonnière -, sujets religieux - Tête de Christ -, ainsi que de nombreux portraits en buste. Dessins et croquis permettent non seulement de suivre l'évolution des nombreux projets pour l'Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile, mais aussi de mieux comprendre l'ensemble de la production de cet artiste. Enfin, dans le choeur, sont encore visibles les substructions de la crypte de l'église du XIe siècle, ainsi qu'un important morceau du mur du Castrum gallo-romain, édifié au IIIe siècle. Informations Pratiques Rue Vaillant 21000 DIJON.

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