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ECL-Bm.1:59-2012

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Object number

ECL-Bm.1:59-2012

Object type

Identification

Title

Sarcophagus fragment: Dionysus and Ariadne

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Description

Content (description)

Dionysus and Ariadne half-recline facing one another in a chariot drawn by two panthers. A winged putto holds the reins, another sits on the back of a panther. Pan guides them with his pedum hooked round the yoke. A vine grows in the background behind Pan.

Content (object)

drawing

Dimensions

height (actual size): 380mm
width (actual size): 488mm

Inscription

Villa Borghese. Seconda facciata. Bacco tirato in un carro da due leoni, un satiro e due amorini, uno a cavallo sopra un leone

Materials & techniques note

red chalk on paper

Production

Person

Date

c.1710-1730

History and association

Previous ownership

References

• Montelatici (163)
• Louvre (Ma 1611 (l.part))
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