Idrac, Jean Antoine
Jean Antoine Idrac (1849-1884)
"Antonin" Idrac travelled to Paris aged 17 to work in the studios at the Ecole des Beaux Arts.
A talented sculptor he won the First Prize of Rome in 1873, and exhibited Salammbo in plaster
in 1881. It was carved in marble the following year and later cast in bronze.
Lille: L'Amour Pique
Paris, Musee d'Orsay: Mecure Inventant la Caducee
Musee de Toulouse: Salammbo
Salammbo by Jean Antoine Idrac (1849-1884)
Bronze figure of Salammbo with a serpent
Salammbo c. 1884 Signed: Idrac Height: 72 cm
Foundry seal: Thiebault & Co. Paris
Reference: Kjellberg - Dictionary of Sculptors
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