Mercury / Hermes & cauceus bronze on marble base signed cast sculpture art. This product sheet is originally written in English.
Please find below an automatic translation in French. If you have questions please contact us. This sculpture is in perfect condition.Bronze with marble base Dimensions: height 27 \Height without base: 20 Weight: 18 lbs inventory: 3070b14003. Has become well known for a good sense of action and movement, and a refined and differentiated surface finish.
Among his most famous works include the mercury (which he has four versions), placed on one foot, supported by a zephyr. He is shown wearing a winged petasus on the head and winged sandals that give it the speed in flight. It carries the caduceus in hand, stick given to him by Apollo which now symbolizes the practice of medicine. The god raises an arm to point to the sky in a gesture borrowed repertoire of classical rhetoric that characterizes mania giambologna. The quality of this fine art is rarely found in the Revised bronzes.
This sculpture was cast using the method? And is mounted on a beautiful thick marble base with a delicious topping bronze around the base. This sculpture is signed giambologna.
Giambologna, born under the name of Jean Boulogne, incorrectly known giovanni giovanni da bologna and bologna 1529? August 13, 1608, was a sculptor, known for his statues in marble and bronze Renaissance or late mannerist. Giambologna was born in Douai, in Flanders (now in France).
After youthful studies in Antwerp with the architect-sculptor Jacques du Broeucq,  he moved to Italy in 1550 and studied in Rome. Giambologna made a detailed study of the sculpture of classical antiquity. It was also much influenced by Michelangelo, but developed his own mannerist style, with perhaps less emphasis on emotion and more emphasis on refined surfaces, cool elegance and beauty. Most orders are shipped within 24 to 48 hours of purchase.
Please contact us before making purchases in these areas. Condition: this sculpture is in perfect condition. Height without base: 20 Weight: 18 lbs inventory: 3070b14003 giambologna became well known for fine sense of action and movement, and fine surface finish and differentiated. The god raises an arm to point to the sky, in a g.
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