Italian 16th century bronze representing Hercules Infant fighting the snake

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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    £2,700.00Price