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Giovanni Bologna: A bronze figure 'Flying Mercury'

Giovanni Bologna Douai/Flandern 1529 - Florenz 1608, after

A bronze figure 'Flying Mercury'

Lot-No. 686 | Proceeds : 1.900,00 €  

End of 19th cent. Bronze with darkbrown patina, black marble plinth with frieze relief, figure h. 66 cm, plinth h. 20 cm, labelled 'J. de Bologne', numb. 113, small dam. - Mercury is one of the major works of Giovanni Bologna, called Giambologna, Master of the Italian Late Mannerism. In 1580 he was original designed for a fountain of Palazzo Medici in Florence Florentine and is now in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

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