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Mercury

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Mercury standing. Cloak on left arm; left hand raised to height of shoulder, right slightly advanced. The object held in the right hand has been lost. Modern black patina.

Provenance

1904, gift by anonymous donor to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Italian, Renaissance, 16th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1714

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture