The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Juno controlling the Winds: 'Air'
  • Alessandro Algardi (1602 - 1654) , (model)
  • Juno controlling the Winds: 'Air'
  • France
  • c. 1655 - 1680 (cast)
  • Firedog
  • Quaternary brass copper alloy. Cast in sections, the parts socketed, then pinned, screwed or soldered together. Marble pedestal.
  • Fire-dog and marble pedestal, Height: 227 cm
    Firedog, Depth: 56.3 cm
    Firedog, Width: 59.1 cm
    Pedestal, Height: 100.3 cm
  • Inscription: ·Nº·298·
  • S162
  • 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