Flying Mercury Hermes w/ Caduceus Nude Bronze Sculpture Statue Figure on Marble Base

SKU: DS-366
2 in stock

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 26 X Width 6
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 6
Height without base:19
Weight:20 LBS
Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

Introducing a remarkable bronze replica of Giovanni Bologna's iconic Hermes (The Flying Mercury). This exquisite sculpture captures the essence of Hermes in a graceful pose, perched atop an ethereal column of air emerging from the mouth of Zephyr. The result is a mesmerizing display of weightlessness, a testament to the timeless allure of Bologna's artistic vision. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, this sculpture unveils the origins of the modern medical symbol, revealing Hermes' caduceus with two coiled snakes, symbolizing his connection to alchemy and the mystical arts. With wings unfurled, Hermes soars towards the heavens, embodying the speed and agility of a divine messenger delivering celestial missives to the gods. The sculpture exudes the refined surface and enduring elegance characteristic of Bologna's distinctive Mannerist style, capturing every intricate detail with meticulous craftsmanship. Crafted using the ancient lost-wax casting technique, the sculpture boasts a rich brown patina that exudes an air of age-old wisdom and antiquity. Resting gracefully upon a sleek black marble base, this masterpiece stands as a tangible link to the fables and wisdom of ancient times. Whether displayed in a personal collection or as a statement piece in any setting, this bronze sculpture invites viewers to journey into the world of mythology and artistry, where Hermes' timeless message continues to captivate and inspire.