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Triumph of Bacchus
  • Giulio Bonasone
    circa 1510–after 1576
    born: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Papal States (present-day Italy)
    Perino del Vaga
    born: Florence, Italy ; died: Rome, Italy ; active: Italy
  • Triumph of Bacchus, mid 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 146 x 222 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0080
Catalogue raisonné

Nude male figure (identified as Bacchus) sits on a cart drawn by three lions with somewhat human-like faces. He is surrounded by a procession of putti, nymphs, and satyrs.