Silenus cradling the infant Dionysus
Marble.
Roman copy of 1st-2nd cent. CE after a bronze Greek original of ca 300 BCE presumably by Lysippos.
H 1,9 m.
Inv. Nos. MR 346 / Ma 922.Paris, Louvre MuseumPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Silenus cradling the infant Dionysus.

Marble.
Roman copy of 1st-2nd cent. CE after a bronze Greek original of ca 300 BCE presumably by Lysippos.
H 1,9 m.
Inv. Nos. MR 346 / Ma 922.

Paris, Louvre Museum

Private collection, Borghese.
Origin:
Found in 1569 in the former gardens of the Salluste. In Carlo Mutti Collection in Rome in 1594; in the Borghese collection in 1613; Purchased by Napoleon in 1807.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: the site of the Louvre.
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