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Bronze figure of Hercules, a casting disaster

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An image of Sculpture/figure. Hercules. Unknown maker, Florence. Hercules stands on his right leg with his left leg advanced. His right arm is held across his body, the hand grasping a club. His left hand rests on the top of a tree stump. There is a drape around his hips. Bronze, cast, standing on a green and black marble base, height, whole, 16.1 cm, circa 1670-1700. Production Note: Bronze, a casting disaster. It is of interest due to this fact.

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Sculpture/figure. Hercules. Unknown maker, Florence. Hercules stands on his right leg with his left leg advanced. His right arm is held across his body, the hand grasping a club. His left hand rests on the top of a tree stump. There is a drape around his hips. Bronze, cast, standing on a green and black marble base, height, whole, 16.1 cm, circa 1670-1700. Production Note: Bronze, a casting disaster. It is of interest due to this fact.

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  • Accession Number: M.14-1981
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 564 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 287.64kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1
  • Captured: 2015:06:24 13:58:55

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rgb(72,71,69), rgb(230,230,234), rgb(110,104,98), rgb(129,129,128), rgb(118,117,105), rgb(165,162,160), rgb(179,180,183), rgb(94,124,110), rgb(173,173,163), rgb(100,116,116), rgb(196,188,182)

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