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Hebe and the Eagle of Zeus

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Bronze on marble base. Female figure with elaborate coiffure and wearing classical drapery. She holds a ewer and cup and is seated on the back of a large eagle. Eagle has proper left wing raised to support back of figure. Signed: A. Carrier, 1858.

Provenance

By 1988, with Sandorval & Co., New York; 1988, sold by Sandorval & Co. to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 24, 1988)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Marie Paramino Fund in memory of John F. Paramino, Boston Sculptor

French, 1858

Dimensions

49.5 x 32.4 x 24.4 cm (19 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.98

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture