Bronze Sculpture Statue Superb Mercury Hermes Signed B Cellini Marble Decor. This product sheet is originally written in English. Please find below an automatic translation in French. If you have any questions please contact us. This sculpture is in perfect condition.
Bronze dimensions with marble base: Height 27" x Width 12". Presenting the magnificent statue entitled "Flying Mercury" by the famous artist Giambologna, renowned for his masterful representation of action, movement, and exquisite surface finishes. Among his most famous creations are the four versions of Mercury, a captivating representation of the god perched on one foot, supported by a zephyr. In this extraordinary sculpture, Mercury is adorned with a winged petasus on his head and winged sandals, symbolizing his speed of flight. He holds the caduceus, the staff entrusted to him by Apollo, which has come to symbolize the practice of medicine.With a raised arm, pointing towards the sky, Giambologna skillfully captures a gesture borrowed from classical rhetoric, highlighting his unique artistic style. The refinement and sophistication of this sculpture are rarely found in recast bronzes. Made using the famous "lost-wax method," it testifies to the meticulous artistry employed in its creation. The sculpture is mounted on a beautiful heavy marble base, accentuated by a delightful bronze trim, enhancing its overall visual appeal. Signed by Giambologna, this sculpture has both artistic and historical significance. Giambologna, also known as Jean Boulogne, Giovanni da Bologna, or Giovanni Bologna, was a highly acclaimed sculptor of the late Renaissance or Mannerist style. Born in Douai, Flanders, he perfected his skills in Rome, studying classical antiquity and drawing inspiration from the works of Michelangelo. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of "Flying Mercury," a masterpiece that combines refined surfaces, elegant lines, and casual elegance. Own a piece of art history and discover the artistic genius of Giambologna, a sculptor who left an indelible mark on the world of sculpture. Born in Douai, Flanders, he perfected his skills in Rome, studying classical antiquity and.