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Mercury Teasing the Eagle of Jupiter

By Frederick Ruckstull
Category: Sculpture


Ruckstull made the statue of Mercury (with nudity tactfully hidden by a flowing cloth) teasing an oversized Eagle of Jupiter as an entry for an art exhibition. After the exhibition, it was purchased by the Portland Place Associates for the grassway on their private street.

Dimensions: 9′ x 4′ x 4′
Year Completed: 1891
Material: Bronze
Owner: Portland Place Trustees
Donor: Portland Place Associates

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