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Silenus and the Infant Bacchus, (sculpture)

Artist:
Unknown
Unknown (Antique artist) (copy after)
Type:
Sculptures
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 10
The Borghese Silenus is, beyond question, the noblest of all the images of the instructor of Bacchus which have come down to us. . . . It was found amid the ruins of the gardens of Sallust, at the same time with the large Borghese vase. . . . Winckelmann's Ancient Art, Vol. 2, pP. 220 and 221. [Pp. 8-9.]
1875. Descriptive Catalogue of Statuary, on Exhibition at the Gallery of the Maryland Historical Society Rooms, Athenaeum Buildings, St. Paul and Saratoga Streets, Baltimore. Baltimore: Printed by John Murphy & Co. Publishers, Booksellers, Printers and Stationers. 182 Baltimore Street, 1875.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Silenus
Mythology--Classical--Bacchus
Figure group--Male & Child
Control number:
AECI 02040010
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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