Flying Mercury

Antonio Susini, Italian, active 1580 - 1624
after Giambologna, Flemish and Italian, born 1529 - 1608

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early 17th century

Bronze

Overall: 27 1/8 × 6 1/2 × 14 in. (68.9 × 16.5 × 35.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019

2016.64.1

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

On view

Inscriptions

Not signed.

Course History

ARTH 84, Media and Meaning in Renaissance Sculpture, Adrian Randolph, Fall 2013

HIST 43.02, European Intellectual and Cultural History 1400-1800, Darrin McMahon, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

Art for Dartmouth, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 31,2019-January 12, 2020.

European Bronzes from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19, 1996-June 22, 1997, no. 26.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 6, 2020.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 18, 2008.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4, 1993-June 9, 1995.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 3, 2000-January 14, 2008.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 26-December 15, 1999.

Renaissance and Mannerist Plaquettes and Medals from the Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-November 21, 2013.

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

The Age of the Marvelous, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 21-November 24, 1991; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 25-March 22, 1992; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 24-August 25, 1992; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 1992-January 3, 1993, no. 56.

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 260-261.

Joy Kenseth, Editor, "The Age of the Marvelous", Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 1991, p. 278.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 89, ill. plate no. 20.

Provenance

Collection of John R. Gaines (1928-2005), Lexington, Kentucky, date unknown; Important European Sculpture from the Collection of John R. Gaines, Christie's, New York, June 2, 1993, lot 210; Michael Hall Fine Arts, Inc., New York, New York; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, date unknown; lent to present collection,1993; given to present collection, 2016.

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