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Bacchus with a Fawn
  • Balthasar Permoser
    1651–1732
    born: Kammer, Chiemgau, Bavaria ; died: Dresden, Germany
  • Bacchus with a Fawn, circa 1700–1730
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • wood, paint
  • Object Height: 56.5 cm
    Object Height: 22 1/4 in
  • Gift of Wilhelm Henrich Frankfurt
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0066
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Figure with grapes and a leopard skin draped over his arm (idenitified as Bacchus). There is a satyr who is kneeling at Bacchus's foot, nibbling on grapes.