Italian 16th century bronze representing Hercules Infant fighting the snake
Italian 16th century bronze, probably Padua by Andrea Briosco called Riccio, the Infant Hercules
fighting the snake, on a rouge griotte marble plinth.
Compare with the Infant Hercules published by Planiscig in his monograph on Andrea Briosco, called Riccio (L. Planiscig "Andrea Riccio", Vienna, 1927, no. F 82, pl. 227).
See last photograph of the Riccio bronze in the collections of the Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna.
Total size: 22cm high.
The Bronze: 13cm high
The Base: 9cm high
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