Statue of Flying Mercury after John of Bologna called Giambologna
Discover our reproduction of the Flying Mercury Statue, which captures the grace and liveliness of the Roman deity according to Jean de Bologne, also known as Giambologna.
The Flying Mercury statue is a captivating piece that embodies the Roman god Mercury, known for his legendary speed and agility. The sculpture accurately captures the moment when Mercury appears to float in the air, with wings unfolded at his ankles, ready to move with grace and liveliness. Every element of the sculpture has been carefully designed to capture the energy and movement of Mercury in full flight.
Among Jean de Bologne's most famous works are "The Abduction of the Sabine Women," "Hercules Fighting the Centaur Nessus," and, of course, "Flying Mercury." His sculptures have had a lasting influence on the art of sculpture, inspiring many later artists.
Juan de Bologne passed away in Florence in 1608, leaving behind a significant artistic legacy. His work continues to be admired and studied today, and he is considered one of the greatest sculptors of the Italian Renaissance.
Characteristics of our Reproduction of the Flying Mercury Statue:
- Height: 65 cm.
- Material: white plaster.
- Other available materials: resin, reconstituted stone.
- Available patinas: bronze, terracotta, marble, wood, polychrome, gilding, stone, or diorite. Contact us to inquire about the prices of our patinas (varying according to the desired color).
Handmade reproduction entirely made and patinated by hand.
An impressive work of art to add to your collection: the reproduction of the Flying Mercury Statue after Giambologna.
Giambologna's work is characterized by its realism, dynamism, and fluidity. He was especially skilled at representing the human body in motion, capturing complex poses and lively expressions. His sculptures were often small in size, but extremely detailed and refined.
The details and divine symbols of a Statue in Full Flight.
The Flying Mercury statue is a captivating representation of the Roman deity Mercury, known for his speed and agility. The sculpture captures the precise moment when Mercury, with wings on his feet, appears to be gliding in the air, ready to unleash his grace and liveliness.
Mercury's position is dynamic and expressive. He raises his arm and the index finger of his right hand high above his head, pointing towards the sky, creating a vertical line that draws the gaze upwards. This gesture symbolizes Mercury's connection with the heavens and the gods.
The sculpture highlights the contrast between Mercury's lightness and strength. His body is nude, except for the winged helmet adorning his head, a symbol of his divine messenger role, and the caduceus he holds in his left hand, representing his role as a guide for souls.
The balance of the sculpture relies on Mercury's left foot, extended onto the tip of his toes. This position reinforces the impression of lightness and flight. His right leg is flexed backward, creating muscular tension that intensifies the effect of movement.
Also noteworthy are the meticulously sculpted details. On either side of Mercury's ankle malleoli, wings are depicted on each foot, recalling his role as a divine messenger. These wings add an additional dimension to the sculpture, evoking the freedom and power of flight.
At the base of the statue, the extended left foot rests upon the face of a deity blowing wind. This representation symbolizes the celestial wind that accompanies Mercury's flight, thus reinforcing the airy and dynamic atmosphere of the sculpture.
As a whole, the Flying Mercury statue embodies the vivacity, grace, and power of the Roman deity. Every detail of the sculpture contributes to creating a captivating representation of Mercury in full flight, capturing the mythological spirit and beauty of this divine figure.
Amazement and admiration.
When we contemplate the reproduction of the Flying Mercury Statue according to Jean de Bologne, we are filled with a sense of amazement and admiration. The sculpture captures the grace and liveliness of the Roman god Mercury in a frozen moment of movement. The meticulous details, such as the feathers on his helmet and ankles and the sculpted muscles, add a realistic dimension to the artwork, arousing admiration for Jean de Bologne's artistic talent.
Fascination and energy.
The sculpture evokes deep fascination and dynamic energy. The wings on Mercury's feet, ready to unfold in the air, symbolize his legendary speed and agility. There is a powerful sense of movement, as if the god is about to take flight at any moment. This captivating representation captures our attention and sparks fascination with Roman mythology and the power of the gods.
The Flying Mercury statue invites spiritual elevation. When contemplating the divine figure, we can feel a connection to the celestial realm and the power of the gods. Mercury's serene and determined facial expression inspires a sense of transcendence and inner strength. It reminds us that we too have the ability to rise above our earthly limitations and connect with something greater than ourselves.
Curiosity and exploration.
The sculpture also awakens intellectual curiosity and a desire for exploration. The intricate details, such as Mercury's winged helmet and the caduceus he holds, invite us to learn more about Roman mythology and the attributes of the god Mercury. It urges us to delve into tales and stories surrounding this deity, discover his role in the Roman pantheon, and explore the various artistic representations of Mercury throughout history.
Emotion and balance.
The Flying Mercury statue evokes a range of emotions, from serenity to power. Mercury's balanced posture, supported on one foot with the other leg flexed backward, conveys a sense of equilibrium and self-control. This creates an impression of inner calm, reinforced by the tranquil expression on the god's face. Observing this sculpture, we can feel a harmony between the body and mind, an emotion that transcends material limitations and transports us to the intangible realm of the divine.
Superior materials and meticulous craftsmanship.
Made with high-quality materials, this replica is the result of meticulous craftsmanship and careful attention to detail. Every curve, every part of Mercury's body, and facial expression are meticulously worked to recreate the beauty and emotion of the original work.
The materials used, such as white plaster, polyester resin, or reconstituted marble powder, ensure exceptional durability and resistance, allowing this sculpture to endure over time.
A versatile and captivating piece of art.
This replica of the Flying Mercury Statue is a versatile piece of art that can add an elegant touch to various living spaces. Whether in your living room, bedroom, or workplace, this sculpture will be a captivating focal point that awakens admiration in all who behold it.
Furthermore, it can also be used to enrich art collections and curiosity cabinets, adding a classical dimension to any environment.
A timeless gift.
If you are looking for a memorable gift for an art lover or mythology enthusiast, this replica of the Flying Mercury Statue is a perfect choice. Its refined aesthetics and symbolic meaning make it a gift that will be cherished and valued for years to come. Give someone special this exceptional piece that embodies beauty, love, and eternity.
Place your order now.
Give your living space an elegant and powerful touch with this exceptional replica of the Flying Mercury Statue. Place your order now and let this magnificent sculpture tell an eternal story in your surroundings. Whether for your own enjoyment or to give an extraordinary gift, this replica is a work of art that will brighten the eyes of all who behold it.
Delivery time: Delivery within 6 to 12 weeks.
Delivery times vary depending on the availability of our pieces.
If the reproduction you want is not immediately available, we will contact you immediately by email to inform you of the average additional manufacturing time planned by our workshop.
The average times for each stage of production of our reproductions are as follows
Time required to make a mould in full time: 1 month.
Time to print a piece: 1 day.
Finishing time: Varies from one piece to another, on average one week.
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