Bronzes (click image for details)

All works in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill

Andrea Briosco, known as Riccio (Trent, Italy 1470–1532 Padua)
Strigil Bearer
Cast ca. 1515–20
Bronze
12 5/8 in. (32 cm)

Attributed to Hermes Flavius de Bonis, called Lysippus (Padua ca. 1450/55–after 1526 Gazzuolo, Italy)
Hercules Resting
Cast early 1490s
Brass
9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)

 

Attributed to Maso Finiguerra (Florence 1426–1464 Florence)
Hercules and Antaeus
Cast ca. 1460
Brass
9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm)

Unknown Italian artist
Écorché or Artist’s Model for St. Bartholomew or St. Jerome
First half of sixteenth century
Bronze
11 7/8 in. (30.3 cm)

 

Willem Danielsz. van Tetrode (Delft? ca. 1525–1580 Wedinghausen, Germany)
Samson Slaying a Philistine
Probably modeled in Florence in 1562
Bronze
14.5 inches (37.5 cm)
Not in catalogue

Giambologna (Douai, France ca. 1529–1608 Florence)
Astronomy
Cast early 1570s
Bronze
15 1/4 in. (38.8 cm)

 

Giambologna (Douai, France ca. 1529–1608 Florence)
Bull
Cast 1573, by Girolamo di Zanobi Portigiani
Bronze, with original oval base
8 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (21.7 x 26 cm)

Giambologna (Douai, France ca. 1529–1608 Florence)
Pacing Horse
Cast ca. 1573–77, by Girolamo di Zanobi Portigiani
Bronze
9 7/8 x 11 1/4 in. (25.1 x 28.7 cm)

 

Antonio Susini (Florence 1558–1624 Florence)
Hercules Slaying a Centaur
After a model by Giambologna, cast ca. 1600–1610
Bronze
15 3/4 in. (40.2 cm)

 

Antonio Susini (Florence 1558–1624 Florence)
Rape of a Sabine
After Giambologna’s marble group of 1583, cast ca. 1585
Bronze
23 1/4 in. (59 cm)

 

Antonio Susini (Florence 1558–1624 Florence)
Cristo Morto (The Dead Christ on the Cross)
After a model by Giambologna of ca. 1588, cast ca. 1590–1615
Gilt bronze
12 1/4 in. (31 cm)

 

Antonio Susini (Florence 1558–1624 Florence)
Mars
After a model by Giambologna of ca. 1565–70, cast ca. 1600–1608
Bronze
15 5/8 in. (39.5 cm)

Antonio Susini (Florence 1558–1624 Florence)
Sleeping Venus
After a model by Giambologna of ca. 1584, cast ca. 1600–1615
Bronze
8 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (21 x 31 cm)

Antonio Susini (Florence 1558–1624 Florence) and
Gianfrancesco Susini (Florence 1585–1653 Florence)
Hercules and the Hydra
After a model by Giambologna of before 1582, cast ca. 1614–24
Bronze 
15 3/8 in. (39 cm)

Gianfrancesco Susini (Florence 1585–1653 Florence)
Hercules and Antaeus
After a model by Giambologna, cast ca. 1625-1650
Bronze
16 1/8 in. (41 cm)

Ferdinando Tacca (Florence 1619–1686 Florence)
Ceres and Bacchus
Cast probably ca. 1635–40
17 3/4 in. (45.3 cm)

Giuseppe Piamontini (Florence 1664–1742 Florence)
Prince Ferdinando di Cosimo III on Horseback
Cast by 1717
Bronze 
24 5/8 in. (62.5 cm)

 

Giuseppe Piamontini (Florence 1664–1742 Florence)
Seated Hercules and Cerberus
Cast ca. 1715–25
Bronze 
20 7/8 x 13 3/8 x 11 in. (53 x 34 x 28 cm)

 

Giuseppe Piamontini (Florence 1664–1742 Florence)
Hercules and Iolaus Slaying the Hydra
After a model by Alessandro Algardi of ca. 1630, cast ca. 1700–1720
Bronze
12 3/4 x 9 1/8 in. (32.5 x 23 cm)

Giuseppe Piamontini (Florence 1664–1742 Florence)
Milo of Croton
Cast ca. 1725–30
Bronze
17 1/4 in. (43.6 cm)

Hans Reichle (Schongau, Germany 1570–1642 Brixen, Italy)
Christ at the Column
Cast ca. 1610
Bronze
8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm)

Alessandro Algardi (Bologna 1598–1654 Rome)
Cristo Vivo (The Living Christ on the Cross)
Model dated ca. 1646; a life-time cast
Bronze
33 in. (83.7 cm)

Willem Danielsz. van Tetrode (Delft? ca. 1525–1580 Wedinghausen, Germany)
Mars Gradivus 
Cast probably late 1560s
Bronze
15 5/8 in. (39.5 cm)

Adriaen de Vries (The Hague ca. 1545–1626 Prague)
Bacchic Man Wearing a Grotesque Mask
Cast ca. 1578–80, probably by Giovanni Andrea Pellizzone (Milan ca. 1538–after 1610 Milan)
Bronze
35 1/4 in. (89.5 cm)

Hubert Gerhard (’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands? 1540/50–ca. 1621 Munich?)
Orion
Cast probably before 1581
Bronze
10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
 

Hans Reichle (Schongau, Germany 1570–1642 Brixen, Italy)
Christ at the Column
Cast ca. 1610
Bronze
11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
 

Caspar Gras (Bad Mergentheim, Germany 1585–1674 Schwaz, Austria)
Roaring Lion, Pouncing
Model dated ca. 1630s, cast before 1674
Bronze
8 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (21.6 x 23.7 cm)

Circle of Ponce Jacquiot (Rethel, France before 1536–1570 Paris)
Diana
Model created after 1556, cast before 1585
Bronze
13 3/4 in. (34.8 cm)

 

Barthélemy Prieur (Berzieux, France 1536?–1611 Paris)
Lion Devouring a Doe
Cast probably before 1583
Bronze
6 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (16 x 34.1 cm)

 

Barthélemy Prieur (Berzieux, France 1536?–1611 Paris)
Rearing Horse
Cast before 1611
Bronze
8 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (21 x 22.2 cm)

Hubert Le Sueur (Paris ca. 1580–1660 Paris)
Venus
Cast ca. 1641–60
Bronze
17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm)

 

Unknown French artist
The Assumption of the Virgin
Second half of seventeenth century, after a 1647 engraving of a 1644 painting by Simon Vouet, cast ca. 1650–1700
Bronze
18 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. (47.4 x 31.2 cm)

 

Probably commissioned by François Girardon (Troyes, France 1628–1715 Paris)
Sleeping Hermaphrodite
1699–1709
Bronze cast after a terracotta model attributed to François Duquesnoy (1597–1643)
Original carved gilt-wood base attributed to Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672–1742)
8 1/4 x 9 1/8 x 17 1/8 in. (21 x 23.2 x 43.5 cm)

 

Probably commissioned by François Girardon (Troyes 1628–1715 Paris)
Reclining Venus
1699–1709
Bronze cast after a terracotta model attributed to Thibault Poissant (1605–1668)
Original carved gilt-wood base attributed to Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672–1742)
9 3/8 x 9 1/4 x 16 3/4 in. (24 x 23.5 x 42.5 cm)