Detail View: The AMICA Library: Mercury

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1964.1160
AMICA Library Year: 
2000
Object Type: 
Sculpture
Creator Nationality: 
European; Southern European; Italian
Creator Name-CRT: 
Europe,Italy
Title: 
Mercury
Title Type: 
preferred
View: 
full view
Creation Date: 
1575/1625
Creation Start Date: 
1575
Creation End Date: 
1625
Materials and Techniques: 
Bronze
Classification Term: 
Statuette
Subject Description: 
Swift messenger-god Mercury is depicted alighting on earth and gesturing back to heaven. Bronze statuette after model by Bologna, mounted on black marble stand
Creation Place: 
Europe, Italy
Dimensions: 
12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
AMICA Contributor: 
The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 
1964.1160
Credit Line: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Linsky
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
AIC_.C29195.TIF