Silenus cradling the infant Dionysus (close-up)
Marble. Roman copy of 1st-2nd cent. CE after a bronze Greek original of ca 300 BCE presumably by Lysippos. Paris, Louvre MuseumInv. No. MR 346 (Ma 922).Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Silenus cradling the infant Dionysus (close-up).

Marble. Roman copy of 1st-2nd cent. CE after a bronze Greek original of ca 300 BCE presumably by Lysippos.
Inv. No. MR 346 (Ma 922).

Paris, Louvre Museum

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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