Hercules

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Details

  • Title

    Hercules

  • Artist/maker

    probably Vittore Gambello (1455 or 1460 - 1537) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Venice (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1501 - 1525
  • Material and technique

    copper alloy

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    24.3 cm (height)
    9.2 cm (width)
    32.6 cm with wooden socle (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 43 | Italian Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1899.CDEF.B413

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Further reading

Wilhelm von Bode, ‘Die Italienischen Bronzestatuetten der Renaissance’, (1922), p.60 Pl.73

Hall, James, ‘The Renaissance bronze: Art at its most lovable’, (1999), illus. 52

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 1 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 172 - 179 no. 47

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