Pair Large Bronze Figures


Pair of patinated bronze figures of Atlas, after the antique. Each depicted standing with lowered heads, one supporting an Armillary sphere, the other a globe. On inscribed, ebonized and stepped pedestals. France, second half of the 20th century, The Latin inscriptions on the plinths are quotes from Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, Vols. 1 and 2.
Erratium Motvs Lvmiinvm Canonica. – The motions of the Planets and the General Law of their Aspects.
Mediam Esse Mvndi Terram – That the Earth is in the Middle of the World.

231cm high /230cm high
(91.5" x 90.5")