Originally there were three lead statues of Apollo, Mercury and Diane respectively, all after Jean de Bologne.
Mercurius/Hermes is usually depicted as a young man wearing winged shoes (talaria) and a winged hat (petasos), and carrying the caduceus, a herald's staff with two entwined snakes that was Apollo's gift to Hermes
- Giambologna (Giovanni Bologna), born Jean de Bologne or Jehan de Boulogne (Douai 1529 - Firenze/Florence 1608),
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Item Code: frpi046; Photograph: 24 May 2012
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