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Hercules and Iole

Description

Bronze group of Hercules seated, almost naked, spinning, and Iole standing, wearing a lion's skin and holding his club with her right hand: Italian, Florence, by Ferdinando Tacca, c. 1650 - 1660

Museum reference

A.1982.220

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Figure group

Production information

Tacca, Ferninando, 1619 - 1686
Florence, Italy, EUROPE

Date

c. 1650 - 1660

Materials

Bronze, Lacquer

Physical description

Bronze, lacquered

Associations

Depicted: Hercules
Depicted: Iole

On display

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