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Bacchus et Silène

Bacchus and Silenus

Louis Alvarez
17th century

Chantilly /  Bacchus et Silène   Chantilly /  Bacchus et Silène

Description

Two marble statues. Bought at Alvarez c. 1689.

Chantilly - Bacchus et Silène
Bacchus
or Dionysus, god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine (Wikipedia).

Chantilly - Bacchus et Silène
Silène / Silenus
companion and tutor to the wine god Dionysus (Wikipedia).

Information Sign

BACCHUS
D'après l'antique XVIIe

SILENE
D'après l'antique XVIIe

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°11'48" - E 2°29'18")

Item Code: frpi102; Photograph: 16 October 2017
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