Mercury (Hermes) with a cock. Engraving by E. Delaune, c. 1560.
- Delaune, Etienne, 1518?-1583.
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The figure carries the caduceus of Hermes and wears the winged helmet, but not the winged sandals. The cock is normally the attribute not of Hermes but of Aesculapius: it is not clear why it is shown here