Palissy


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Palissy

(French palisi)
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(Biography) Bernard (bɛrnar). 1510–89, French Huguenot potter and writer on natural history, noted for his rustic glazed earthenware: died in the Bastille
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The rest of the furniture of this privileged apartment consisted of old cabinets, filled with Chinese porcelain and Japanese vases, Lucca della Robbia faience, and Palissy platters; of old arm-chairs, in which perhaps had sat Henry IV.
The lid of the soup-tureen drew a momentary glance from Genestas; he noticed that it was surmounted by a group of vegetables in high relief, skilfully colored after the manner of Bernard Palissy, the celebrated sixteenth century craftsman.
Location of works, place of delivery supplies or performance: -Ex headquarters of Groupama located at 19, rue Bernard Palissy in Limoges 87100 LIMOGES
Sixteenth century French eccentric Bernard Palissy potted a series of the most extraordinary pieces in which creatures like colourful fish, snakes and lizards appear in scarily realistic threedimensional reliefs.
The starting point for the show, according to Grasso's exhibition statement, was the dramatist Victorien Sardou's etching Quartier des Animaux chez Zoroastre de Bernard Palissy (Zoroaster's Animal Quarters by Bernard Palissy), ca.
WE RECENTLY sold an interesting and very typical item of Palissy ware.
The cup and saucer was specially made for Twining & Company Ltd by Palissy, a subsidiary of RoyalWorcester Spode Limited.
Other events include the Parcours de la Ceramique et des Arts du Feu through the galleries of the Carre Rive Gauche and the Louvre des Antiquaires (14-19 September), where an exhibition devoted to the exuberant Renaissance ceramics of Bernard Palissy and his enduring legacy continues until 24 December.
This body of work is a surreal mix of fact and fantasy," said Dias, adding that she had been inspired by the flamboyant 16th century French Palissy ware.
En avancant les notns du ceramiste ou du biologiste le plus connu (<< Les societes que nous appelons primitives ne sont pas moins riches en Pasteur et en Palissy que les autres >> 1973 [1952] : 407), l'auteur de la Pensee sauvage entend suggerer les capacites universelles d'intelligence, de curiosite, de questionnement constant du monde sous la figure de ces modeles de devouement a la quete du savoir.
Der Stil 'Rustique': Die Verwendung des Naturabgusses bei Wenzel Jamnitzer und Bernard Palissy.
In the Master's Hands: Picasso's Ceramics, Treasures from the Estate of Pablo Picasso displays rare ceramic figurines from 1947 -- the year the artist began working in the medium -- including his famous zoomorphic pots of an owl, fish, bird and bull; fine examples of water pitchers and vases; Still-life with fish, fork, and slice of lemon (1953), which follows in the tradition of Bernard Palissy, the celebrated 16th century French potter; portraits on tiles, plates, and plaques including one of the artist's son Claude as a child (1956) and Portrait, after El Greco (1962); as well as an exquisite example of a scene from a bullfight Corrida: the picador (1953).