God Jupiter (Jupiter Tonnant)

Fine art print for sale. God Jupiter (Jupiter Tonnant)
Artist/Collection: Thomassin, Simon
Product Code: 25181
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God Jupiter (Jupiter Tonnant)

Statue of Roman god Jupiter, titled "Jupiter tonnant" which means "Jupiter thundering." Jupiter is the king of the gods and the god of sky and thunder in ancient Roman religion and myth. Jupiter is usually thought to have originated as a sky god. His identifying implement is the thunderbolt, and his primary sacred animal is the eagle

This is a fine art print of a beautiful engraving of a statue at Versaille Palace in France made in 1689 by Simon Thomassin. It's from his work "Recuel des Statue, Groupes, Fontaines, Termes, Vases et Autres Mangifique Ornamens du Chateau et Parc de Versailles", which shows the magnificent statues, fountains and ornaments at the Palace of Versaille.