Flying Mercury Life Size Sculpture
Our meticulous sculpture of the Roman messenger god with winged feet seems poised to spread tidings and deliver of news. This picture features the large bronze Flying Mercury. A wonderful work of art for your home or office, that will gratify generations of art lovers. Mercury is the Roman name for the Greek god Hermes. The Greek Hermes is the messenger of Zeus, as well as the god of travels. Alexandrine Greek legend tells us that Hermes exchanged his lute with Apollo for the herald's wand, which is often shown as a staff with and the foot of the figure rests on a head of wind. Jean Boulogne known as Giambologna or Jean de Boulogne Douai, 1529-Florence, 1608. Our representation of the legend is a remarkable bronze statue not only highly aesthetic, but also teeming with fabulous mythological expression. We are proud to be able to offer you this sculpture.