If you have any questions please contact us. This sculpture is in perfect condition. Dimensions of bronze with marble base: height 23 x width 13dimensions of marble: diameter 5height without base: 19.5weight: 12lbs inventory 90ep1405509 giambologna became famous for its sharp sense of action and movement, as well as for its refined and differentiated surface finish. Among his most famous works are mercury (of which he made four versions), placed on one foot, supported by a zephyr.It is depicted wearing a winged petase on the head and winged sandals that give it speed in flight. He carries the caducée in his hand, the stick he received from Apollo, which became the symbol of the practice of medicine. The god raises an arm towards heaven, in a gesture borrowed from the repertoire of classical rhetoric characteristic of the giambologna maniera. The quality of this refined art is rarely found in the recast bronzes. This sculpture was cast using the "lost wax method" and is mounted on a magnificent heavy marble base with a delicious bronze trim around the base. This sculpture is signed giambologna. Giambologna, born under the name of jean boulogna, mistakenly known as giovanni da bologna and giovanni bologna (1529 - 13 Aug.
1608), was a sculptor, known for his marble and bronze statuary in late renaissance or mannerist style. Giambologna was born in douai, in flandre (now in france).After studying youth in Antwerp with the architect-sculptor jacques du broeucq, he moved to italia in 1550 and studied in Rome. Giambologna made a detailed study of the sculpture of classical antiquity.
He was also very influenced by michel-angel, but developed his own mannerist style, perhaps putting less emphasis on emotion and putting more emphasis on refined surfaces, casual elegance and beauty. Giambologna has become famous for its sharp sense of action and movement, as well as its refined and differentiated surface finish. This sculpture was cast using the wax method p.
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