The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Jupiter victorious over the Titans: 'Fire'
  • Alessandro Algardi (1602 - 1654) , (model)
  • Jupiter victorious over the Titans: 'Fire'
  • France
  • c. 1655 - 1680 (cast)
  • Firedog
  • Quaternary brass copper alloy. Cast in sections, the parts socketed, then pinned, screwed or soldered together. Marble pedestal.
  • Firedog and marble pedestal, Height: 227 cm
    Firedog, Width: 59 cm
    Firedog, Depth: 55.6 cm
    Pedestal, Width: 100 cm
  • Inscription: ·Nº·297·
  • S161
  • Billiard Room
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  • Perhaps Cardinal Mazarin. The Grand Dauphin, by 1689; King Louis XIV; French Royal Collection; ceded by the Revolutionary Government in 1796 to Jacques de Chapeaurouge. Probably acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford