Bronze dimensions with marble base: Height 17" X Width 9". Marble dimensions: Diameter 4 1/2. Height without base: 13 1/2. Capture the grace and elegance of Mercury, the messenger of the gods, with this magnificent bronze sculpture.
Perched on one foot, he is supported by a gentle zephyr, embodying the spirit of swift movement. Adorned with a winged petasos on his head and winged sandals, Mercury exudes a sense of agility and speed. In his hand, he holds the caduceus, a staff symbolizing the practice of medicine, bestowed upon him by Apollo. With one arm raised, pointed towards the sky, he presents a gesture borrowed from classical rhetoric, characteristic of Giambologna's recognized style. The exceptional quality of this sculpture reflects the refined craftsmanship rarely found in recast bronzes.Made using the venerable "lost wax method," every intricate detail is meticulously captured, from the delicate wings to Mercury's expressive facial features. The sculpture features a rich patinated finish, enhancing its depth and allure. It is elegantly mounted on a heavy marble base, complemented by a stunning bronze base that adds to its visual appeal. Signed by the esteemed artist Giambologna, this sculpture testifies to mastery of the craft. This bronze masterpiece invites you to appreciate the timeless beauty and artistic excellence of classical mythology. Whether displayed in your home, office, or gallery, it serves as a captivating focal point, eliciting admiration from all who encounter it. The allure of Mercury's mythological symbolism, combined with skillful execution and artistic finesse, make this sculpture a remarkable addition to any art collection or decor. Paste the link in a browser window. Increase your sales abroad with WebInterpret's global listing solution.