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COYSEVOX, Antoine


Lyon, Rhône 1640 - Paris 1720


Mercure

Mercury

1700-1710, after a model of 1702

bronze

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 23 14 x 22 58 x 11 12 in.

mount on Mercury: crowned C mark [tax mark for 1745-1749]

Acc. No.: 14.15

Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Photo credit: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • R. W. Partridge
  • 1914, acquired by Henry E. Huntington

Bibliography

  • 2008 Bennett and Sargentson
    French Art of the Eighteenth Century at The Huntington, Edited by Shelley M. Bennett and Carolyn Sargentson, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, in association with Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008, p. 479-482, cat. 177, technical notes by Jane Bassett, entry by Carolyn Miner

Related works

  • See also its pendant Fame, 14.14.
    Original models commissioned in 1698 by Louis XIV from Coysevox for the park of the Château de Marly, completed in 1702, moved to the entrance of the Tuileries Garden in 1719, replaced by replicas in 1986 and placed in the Musée du Louvre.