Artist after a model by Giovanni da Bologna, Italian, 1529-1608
Maker Antonio Susini, Italian, 1580-1624
Title
  • Hercules and the Arcadian Stag
Date early 17th century
Medium bronze
Dimensions 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)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth
Accession Number 43.482
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W231, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions 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.
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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.