Juno controlling the Winds: 'Air'

Quaternary brass copper alloy. cast in sections, the parts socketed, then pinned, screwed or soldered together. marble pedestal. | c. 1655 - 1680 (cast)

Alessandro Algardi

Together with its pair, S161, these firedogs are reproductions of models originally designed in 1649-50 by Alessandro Algardi for a set of firedogs for Philip IV of Spain (1605–1665).

Born in Bologna, where he trained under Lodovico Carracci, Algard...
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