[NUMBER 389] 389 BRONZE STATUETTE OF HERCULES FROM THE BOTTEGA OF BENVENUTO CELLINI ITALIAN, LATE 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY A remarkably graceful sculpture. Bearded Hercules with the skin of the lion thrown over his left shoulder holds a club in his right hand and fruit in his left. His body appears particularly attenuated and slender. Height, 103/4 inches From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 152