'A Horse Leaping over a Globe', allegory

'A Horse Leaping over a Globe', allegory

'A Horse Leaping over a Globe'
Allegory
Willem van den Broeck, called Paludanus (1529-79)
Southern Netherlands (Antwerp)
About 1570-9
Bronze
Museum no. A.18-1973
Given by the Heim Gallery to commemorate the Directorship of Sir John Pope-Hennessy

Paludanus was a sculptor working in Antwerp between 1557 and 1579, mainly in alabaster. The meaning of this allegory is unknown.