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Bacchus with a panther
  • Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (present-day Italy)
  • Bacchus with a panther, late 1500s
  • Where object was made: probably cast in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (present-day Italy)
  • bronze
  • Object Height: 21.4 cm
    Object Height: 8 3/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Murphy
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet H4
  • 1976.0055
Label Text

Standing male nude (identified as Bacchus) with his proper left leg slightly forward. His proper right arm is raised over his head. There are grape bunches in both his hands. There is a panther at his proper left side. The sculpture is mounted on a red marble base.