Tag: Ariadne

Bacchanale (1625-1626)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Bacchanale (Bacchanal) 1625–1626 Oil on canvas, 122 x 169 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This is a traditional scene from the iconography of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. It depicts his meeting with Ariadne on the island…

Bacco e Arianna (1520-1523)

Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Bacco e Arianna (Bacchus and Ariadne) 1520–1523 Oil on canvas, 176.5 x 191 cm National Gallery, London Titian’s Bacchus and Ariadne is one of the finest and most famous paintings in the National Gallery. The Cretan princess Ariadne has…

Ariadne (1863-1864)

Burne-Jones, Edward (1833-1898) Ariadne 1863–1864 Watercolor and gouache over graphite on paper, 123.8 x 54 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington

Ariane (s.d.)

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Ariane (Ariadne) s.d. Oil on canvas, 44 x 29 cm Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

Bacchus and Ariadne (c.1680)

Lairesse, Gérard de (1641-1711) Bacchus and Ariadne c.1680 Oil on canvas, 175.2 x 92.5 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (on loan from Mauritshuis, The Hague) Ovid described the following scene in his Metamorphoses: on the island of Naxos, Bacchus, the god of wine, chances upon…