Iconography
ANTIQUITIES
Printed books
Rossi, Raccolta di Statue (1704)
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
Single figure StandingPost-classical
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book V: Ulysses leaves Calypso, is shipwrecked and washed ashore the islands of the Phaeaciansvv. 43-149: Mercury is sent to Ortygia and commands Calypso to release Ulysses
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Statius, Thebaid
Further details
reproducing an imitation from the Antique in Palazzo Farnese in 1704 (on the Milanese art market in 1905). Described as 'Statua di bronzo di Mercurio col pileolo alato, e con foglio nella sinistra, per la rappresentanza che ha d'esser messagiero degli Dei. Homer: Odiis. Lib 5; Stat: Thebaid'
ARTIST/CREATOR
Randon, Claude (born 1644 or 1674, died after 1704)
DATE
1704
LOCATION
Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Rossi, Domenico de and Maffei, Paolo AlessandroRaccolta di statue antiche e moderne, Rome, 1704, plate 57
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Photo Bibl. Hertziana
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RELATIONS
library-record of illustrated text
complete digital copy of illustrated text in the Warburg Institute Library
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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