A Bacchanal, Giulio Carpioni the Elder
Giulio Carpioni the Elder
A Bacchanal
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Giulio Carpioni the Elder

A Bacchanal, ca. 1665


Dimensions
119 x 92.8 cm
Physical Description
Canvas
Inventory Number
1490
Acquisition
Acquired in 1912 with funds by Carl Schaub Stiftung
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters, room 11

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
A Bacchanal
Painter
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Canvas
Material

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
Acquired in 1912 with funds by Carl Schaub Stiftung

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Ovid: Fasti, 6, 319ff

Iconclass

Primary
  • 92L191 thiasos, i.e. Bacchus' revel-rout, bacchanal without Bacchus
  • 92L421 (story of) Silenus
  • 92L1912 male bacchant(es)
  • 92L1911 maenad(s), female bacchant(es)
Secondary
  • 41A773 container of ceramics: jar, jug, pot, vase
  • 48CC73411 tambourine - CC - out of doors
  • 46C13142 ass, donkey
  • 25HH112 rocks - HH - ideal landscapes

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Last update

18.05.2022