Statues of Greek Mythology Figures by Baron François Joseph Bosio (1768 – 1845)
Baron François Joseph Bosio was a Monegasque sculptor who achieved distinction in the first quarter of the nineteenth century with his work for Napoleon and for the restored French monarchy. On July 12, 1948, Monaco issued a set of nine stamps designed by Pierre Gandon, shows statues of Greek Mythology figures by Bosio: Nymph Salmacis, Hyacinth, Heracles and Aristaeus.
Baron François Joseph Bosio, by the French artist Julien-Léopold Boilly (1796–1874), engraved by René Cottet:
Nymph Salmacis, engraved by Jules Piel:
Aristaeus statue, engraved by Charles-Paul Dufresne:
Hercules fights Achelous (as a serpent), engraved by Pierre Munier:
Hyacinth, engraved by Charles Mazelin: