France by its history and culture holds some of the greatest art museums in the world. These museums contain many art objects, both French and foreign. So if you want to discover the best art objects of France, the present article is at your disposal.
What to know about French art
Art history is the science that teaches the nature of works of art and their significance in past times. It brings together sciences such as culture, sociology, spirituality, literature... However, when talking about French art, let us note that France was at one point in its history opens to several foreign cultures. Thus, it has received several symbolic objects from these new cultures. As André Chastel says in his introduction to French art, in matters of art it is not important to put up bills and worry about what one owes. On the other hand, if one has to do without foreign objects and works, French art will not have a good image in the world. So in short, French art draws a good part of its origin from foreign works (made in France or imported).
Overview of some French art objects
France thanks to its multitudes of artworks attracts many tourists. These great museums are full of several objects that amaze the visitors. Here are some of these outstanding objects.
Cup bottom: It was made in the 12th century in Egypt. This object is 3.8 m high and 16 cm wide.
On the trellis: It was produced by an engraver named Töpffer Adam in 1817. It is 28.2 cm high and 22.7 cm wide.
Marc Bruyas asleep: This wonderful object was created in 1841 by a draughtsman named Grobon François Frédéric in Lyon.
Grotesque old man: With its size of 7 cm, this statuette is the work of the Romans in antiquity.