Hebe and the Eagle of Jupiter
After François Rude (French, 1784–1855)
78 cm (30 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze with fine dark brown patina. Hebe holds cup above eagle (Jupiter) in right arm, holds back wing on eagle in left. Drapery falls from left arm over left knee. Eagle stands in back of Hebe enclosing her with wings. Figures stand on modified rockwork base. Signed: Rude; Foundry Mark: Thiebaut Freres/Fumiere at Gavignot.
1984, Anthony Roth, London; 1984, sold by Anthony Roth to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 1984).
Curator's Fund, Department of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture and Gift of Randolph J. Fuller