Escultura de mercurio

Jardín Hidalgo 8

Description

The Sculpture of Mercury, located in the north-western corner of Plaza de Armas, on Allende and Carranza streets, is a representation of Hermes, a Greek god who corresponds to the Roman deity of Mercury, son of Jupiter, messenger of the gods, patron of rhetoricians and protector of mercantile activities. Bronze sculpture 1.20 meters high, anonymous author, placed in the building built by Guillermo Reiter at the end of the 19th century, is a replica of the Flying Mercury, made in 1564 by Giambolonia in bronze of 1.77 m. and located in Florence, Italy.

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