Jean Bulio | “Huntress Diana”
“Diana the Huntress” – Jean Bulio (1827-1911)
Gilded bronze bust depicting Diana the huntress by Jean Antoine Houdon (1741-1828).
Period: late nineteenth century
Dimensions: Ø36xH53 cm
Biography: Jean Bulio born in 1827 in Fabrègues and died in 1911 in Montpellier was a famous French sculptor, known for his sculptures cast in bronze. In 1851 he entered the Academy of Fine Arts. He preferred historical subjects or mythological allegories. He exhibited his works of his at the Salon several times, first entering in 1859 with a plaster Pandora.