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Marc Petit

France Born in: 1961 Emergent Artist

Marc Petit was born in Saint-Céré, region of Lot in 1961 and is today considered to be one of the greatest contemporary sculptors and makes a living with galleries and the art market.

At the age of 14, he tried sculpture and discovered this technique. He comes from a family of artisans, he left high school quickly, and devoted himself to carving stone. But it was through two encounters that his technique and life, took up a whole new meaning. Marc petit came across two sculptors from Beaux-Arts Paris, and they became his mentors. René Fournier and Jean Lorquin. Both of them will give him a sharp eye and thoughts on sculpture.

René Fournier took him towards the art of modeling and provided him with the teachings of Marcel Gimond, a legendary sculptor of the 20th century, known for his creations of busts of political figures or the artistic scene. Jean Lorquin had himself won the Prix de Rome in 1949 and was resident at the Villa Medicis, he provided Petit with a know-how on sculpture and mainly a deep reflexion.

With bronze, terra cotta and plaster, Marc Petit created his first sculptures of human beings. Lonely characters with a gloomy look. They seemed lost, and were dominated by oppressiveness or spite. The body has a tired, disembodied look. One doesn't know if it's a tragedy or a floating moment, like a soul wandering in a limbo. When we are in front of these figures, we put a distance but a voyeuristic one, more confused rather than empathetic.

Marc Petit realized his first personal exhibition at the age of 24 and slowly made his name among galleries and collectors.

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Marc Petit, Petite odalisque, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Petite odalisque, 2012
10.5 x 18.5 x 9 cm
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€ 2,000

Marc Petit, Le petit porteur, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le petit porteur, 2016
22 x 11 x 7 cm
Sculpture

€ 1,750

Marc Petit, Minerve assise, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Minerve assise, 2018
25 x 14 x 11 cm
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€ 3,000

Marc Petit, Venus, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Venus, 2019
38 x 7 x 6 cm
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€ 2,800

Marc Petit, La Grande Blouse Sombre, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La Grande Blouse Sombre, 2020
143 x 28 x 29 cm
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€ 25,000

Marc Petit, Totem, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Totem, 2014
56 x 45 x 13.5 cm
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€ 5,000

Our recommendations Marc Petit, La pythie, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La pythie, 2006
102 x 37 x 32 cm
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€ 14,000

Our recommendations Marc Petit, La pensée, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La pensée, 2019
61.7 x 28 x 30.5 cm
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€ 10,000

Marc Petit, Le petit duo, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le petit duo, 2015
21 x 19 x 10 cm
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€ 2,600

Marc Petit, Femme accroupie à l'étole, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Femme accroupie à l'étole, 2000
12 x 12.5 x 6 cm
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€ 1,500

Marc Petit, La petite vanité, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La petite vanité, 2015
29 x 20 x 12 cm
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€ 3,600

Marc Petit, L’ange blessé, Sculpture

Marc Petit

L’ange blessé, 2016
51 x 18 x 9 cm
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€ 4,500

Marc Petit, La longue jupe noire, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La longue jupe noire, 2012
41 x 19 x 19 cm
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€ 5,000

Marc Petit, Le caraco noir, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le caraco noir, 2011
41 x 11 x 7 cm
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€ 4,200

Marc Petit, Le petit roseau, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le petit roseau, 2019
17 x 9 x 4.5 cm
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€ 1,700

Marc Petit, Femme accroupie, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Femme accroupie, 1995
25 x 17 x 20 cm
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€ 4,000

Marc Petit, La lune noire, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La lune noire, 2005
27 x 8.01 x 7 cm
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€ 2,200

Marc Petit, La serpentine, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La serpentine, 2005
48 x 18 x 18 cm
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€ 5,793

Marc Petit, Comptine I, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Comptine I, 2008
26 x 9 x 6 cm
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€ 1,900

Marc Petit, La clairière, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La clairière, 2007
120 x 85 x 40 cm
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€ 25,000

Marc Petit, La petite odalisque, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La petite odalisque, 2000
11 x 22 x 11 cm
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€ 2,200

Marc Petit, L'indiscrète à l'étole EA I / IV, Sculpture

Marc Petit

L'indiscrète à l'étole EA I / IV, 2010
12 x 15 x 15 cm
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€ 2,200

Marc Petit, Le Jour, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le Jour, 2001
60 x 60 x 40 cm
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€ 18,000

Marc Petit, Celle qui sait, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Celle qui sait, 2018
45 x 24 x 22 cm
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Marc Petit, Le petit phare, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le petit phare, 2002
40 x 13 x 9 cm
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Marc Petit, Les chauves souris, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Les chauves souris, 2000
14 x 11.5 x 6 cm
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Marc Petit, Brin de lune, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Brin de lune, 2019
18 x 9 x 4 cm
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Marc Petit, L'éphémère, Sculpture

Marc Petit

L'éphémère, 2019
22 x 7 x 6 cm
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Marc Petit, Le torse, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le torse, 2000
79 x 33 x 30 cm
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Marc Petit, Bois du Silence, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Bois du Silence, 2007
38 x 29 x 9 cm
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Marc Petit, Le crucifié - n°8/8, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le crucifié - n°8/8, 2019
108 x 60 x 23.5 cm
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Marc Petit, La porte ouverte, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La porte ouverte, 2000
19 x 14 x 8 cm
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Marc Petit, La peine de coeur, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La peine de coeur, 2015
21 x 11.5 x 10 cm
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Marc Petit, La blessure, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La blessure, 2001
21 x 11.5 x 10 cm
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Marc Petit, Le messager, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le messager, 2015
52 x 33 x 15 cm
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Marc Petit, Parc, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Parc, 2000
25 x 26 x 28 cm
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Marc Petit, La main, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La main, 2012
10.5 x 7 x 7 cm
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Marc Petit, Petit fragment, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Petit fragment, 2011
25 x 11 x 6 cm
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Marc Petit, Le parc, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le parc, 2002
39 x 41 x 41 cm
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Marc Petit, La naissance du monde, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La naissance du monde, 2002
18 x 26 x 22 cm
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Marc Petit, Le père et l'enfant, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Le père et l'enfant, 2002
35 x 13 x 10 cm
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Marc Petit, Lena, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Lena, 2010
31 x 7.3 x 7 cm
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Marc Petit, Sur le banc, Sculpture

Marc Petit

Sur le banc, 2003
16 x 14 x 8 cm
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Marc Petit, La peine de coeur, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La peine de coeur, 2015
21 x 11.5 x 9.5 cm
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Marc Petit, La lune noire, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La lune noire, 2015
28 x 6 x 6 cm
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Marc Petit, La petite ballerine, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La petite ballerine, 2017
35 x 12.5 x 7.5 cm
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Marc Petit, La pleine lune, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La pleine lune, 2012
135 x 35 x 30 cm
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Marc Petit, L'éternelle, Sculpture

Marc Petit

L'éternelle, 2015
155 x 37 x 39 cm
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Marc Petit, La Pensée, Sculpture

Marc Petit

La Pensée, 2010
60 x 28 x 33 cm
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