Hercules and the Arcadian Stag, early 17th century

  • Giovanni da Bologna, Italian, 1529-1608
  • Antonio Susini, Italian, 1580-1624

Bronze

  • Overall: 14 × 9 1/2 × 9 1/2 inches (35.6 × 24.1 × 24.1 cm) Including base: 19 3/16 × 10 7/8 × 12 inches (48.7 × 27.6 × 30.5 cm) Overall: 5 1/4 × 8 5/8 × 12 inches (13.3 × 21.9 × 30.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth

43.482

On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W231

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

Inscribed, under the ebony and walnut 17th century Florentine base, on paper label: III/29 Inscribed, under the ebony and walnut 17th century Florentine base, on paper label: A

unspecified collection (England)

until 1913, Rita Lydig (New York, New York, USA)

Franz von Uthemann (Petersburg)

1913, (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) Rita Lydig, no. 53

(J. and S. Goldschmidt, New York, New York, USA)

March 2, 1925-1943, Ralph Harman Booth (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA)

1943-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rita Lydig sale. Sales cat., American Art Association. New York, 1913, no. 33. . Valentiner, W.R. "Late Gothic Sculpture in Detroit." Art Quarterly 6 (Autumn 1943): pp. 276-305. Avery, C. Giambologna: The Complete Sculpture. Oxford and Mt. Kisco, NY, 1987, p. 141, no. 83. Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2002, 2 vols., II, cat. 130.

Antonio Susini; after a model by Giovanni da Bologna, Hercules and the Arcadian Stag, early 17th century, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth, 43.482.