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Flying Mercury After Giambologna
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Object description :

"Flying Mercury After Giambologna"
Bronze with black patina on a cylindrical base decorated with a bas-relief after Clodion.
19th century.
Height: 33,5 in with the base.

Mercury is the god of commerce in the Roman mythology. In his right hand he holds a well-stocked purse and a caduceus in his left hand, a sign of his eminent function.
He is also the messenger of the gods. He wears a helmet and winged sandals for this purpose.

Giambologna is a Mannerist sculptor of Flemish origin in 1529 and died in Florence in 1608. Born Jeahn Boulongne, his name is Italianized in Giovanni Bologna which will later be contracted in Giambologna.
Price : 950 €
Period:19th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Bon état

Material : Bronze
Height : 85 cm / 33,5 in

Reference : 641656
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