A model of the Temple of Artemis the Huntress. This model is a reproduction of a Sir John Soane's museum collection piece. The original was created by the legendary french model maker Francois Fouquet in the early 1800's. The temple was built in Athens on the banks of the Ilissus probably by Kallicrates. Today the temple is a ruin but was stunning in its day, in the words of the museum curator "Nothing can surpass the extreme simplicity and elegance of this composition. The beautifully proportioned columns, the angular capitals, and simple entablature are most happy effects of the refinement and elegant taste of the enlightened people to whom this work owes its origin."
Our model is produced in plaster and displayed under an acrylic case.
|ARCHITECT||Temple: Kallicrates, model: Francois Fouquet|
|YEAR||Temple: 5th Century BC, model: 1800|
|MATERIAL||Plaster, metal etching|
|DIMENSIONS||6.5in high, 6.5in wide, 11in deep & 9lbs approximately.||TAGS|
|Ian from UK|
August 05 2020
Just to let you know 'Shankly Gates' arrived safely this morning. Beautifully crafted, looks superb...
|Donna Carpenter LeBaron from Boston|
July 16 2020
Absolutely stunning. The attention to detail is extraordinary, and the craftsmanship is superb.
|Ze from Jersey City|
July 06 2020
Love the models. Also Gavin has been really patient and helpful with all my questions.
|Candice from West Coast, USA|
June 15 2020
The piece looks amazing and I am looking forward to ordering more to start a collection.
|Dan from South West England|
June 14 2020
All received thanks - v pleased with it
|Marie from London|
June 03 2020
I'm delighted with my model; it's more substantial than I expected & I love the white-ness & the green contrast of the window bars...Many thanks, I am well pleased with my model. (Also the packing, recyclable, thanks)
|Bob Mills from London|
February 01 2020
Battersea Power Station was a gift from my wife, I grew up in the shadow of this building, this piece means so much to me and my family and is an instant heirloom to be passed on.
|Simon from Lewes|
January 29 2020
The Temple is really stunning and beautifully made.
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