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Prometheus and Mercury

A work made of marble.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

c. 1720

Artist:

Domenico Antonio Vaccaro
Italian, 1678–1745

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Domenico Antonio Vaccaro

Title

Prometheus and Mercury

Place

Italy (Object made in)

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1710–1730

Medium

Marble

Dimensions

97.8 × 81.3 cm (38 1/2 × 32 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson

Reference Number

1950.1601

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