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Seated Hercules in the Act of Shooting at the Stymphalian Birds

Artist:
Vittore Gambello (Italian, Venice, 1455/60–1537)
Date:
ca. 1515–20
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of C. Ruxton Love Jr., 1964
Accession Number:
64.304.2
Not on view
The muscular physique incorporates an allusion to the ancient marble fragment, the Belvedere Toso in the Vatican, which Renaissance artists sometimes reconstructed imaginatively.
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