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Sculptor:
Chia, Sandro 1946-  Search this
Founder:
Vignali & Tommasi Fonderia d'Arte  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Clos Pegase Winery 1060 Dunaweal Lane Calistoga California 94515
Date:
1988
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1994.
Summary:
Full-length male figure. Sculpture depicts "the god of wine as he was revered in antiquity as creator of the arts. On his right flank, a theatrical mask alludes to his having given birth to the theater, on his abdomen is the lyre for his role in music, and he is shown cuddling a sacrificial goat with his right arm."
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Bacchus  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Music  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Drama  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Lyre  Search this
Dress--Costume--Mask  Search this
Object--Fruit--Grape  Search this
Animal--Goat  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA001041
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_333712