Tag: Silenus

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 Detail of the Crown Constellation. Detail of Ariadne and Theseus‘s ship. Detail of Bacchus. Detail of Pan. Detail of Bacchante. Detail of…

Le Triomphe de Silène (c.1636)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) Le Triomphe de Silène (The Triumph of Silenus) c.1636 Oil on canvas, 142.9 × 120.5 cm National Gallery, London This was one of three bacchanalian scenes Poussin painted for the powerful French minister, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585–1642). See…

Allegoria del Vizio (c.1531)

Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria del Vizio (Allegory of Vice) c.1531 Tempera on canvas, 142 × 85.5 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Companion: Correggio (c.1489-1534) Allegoria della Virtù c.1531 Musée du Louvre, Paris     See also: • Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)

Sileno che raccoglie l’uva (1597-1600)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Sileno che raccoglie l’uva (Silenus gathering Grapes) 1597–1600 Oil and egg on wood, 54.5 x 88.5 cm National Gallery, London This is one of three panels for a musical instrument. The other panels: Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Giovane Satiro che raccoglie…

Baccanale con un tino di vino (c.1470-1490)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Baccanale con un tino di vino (Bacchanal with a Wine Vat) c.1470–1490 Engraving and drypoint, 29.9 x 43.7 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Compare: Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Baccanale con torchio c.1475 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton