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The triumph of Bacchus
The triumph of Bacchus
Date:
15th–16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
7.6 x 28.7 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.3332
Acquisition Date:
1952-01-17
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

CPLH, 16th century North European engravings, Nov 3, 1977 - Jan 8, 1978.

Bacchus in an ornate chariot is pushed by satyrs bearing pitchers of wine. Two horses pull his carriage. A scantily dress crowd gambols around with serious faces. Trumpets, music, armor, urns, hooves, horns, vine leaves. An atmosphere of intense frivolity.