ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Silenuses
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Silen and maenad (a fragment of a scene of feast of Dionysus).
A short wall of a sarcophagus.
White marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Arezzo, Civic Archaeological Museum.
2. CERAMICS. Rome.
Clay slab of the "Campana" type with representation of Silenus, Eros and Maenad.
Terracotta. Augustan age
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of “silenus”.
Marble.
Florence, Palazzo Corsini.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos sarcophagus with Dionysiań scenes (side 2).
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
216 × 129 cm.
Inv. No. 41658.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, .
6. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
216 × 129 cm.
Inv. No. 41658.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, .
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus.”
White marble. 260—270 CE.
86.4 × 215.9 × 92.1 cm.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Borghese vase.
Pentelic marble. Neo-attic work of the second half of the 1st century BCE.
H. 172 cm; B. 135 cm.
Inv. No. MR 985 / Ma 86.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Borghese vase. Detail: satyr and drunken silenus.
Pentelic marble. Neo-attic work of the second half of the 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. MR 985 / Ma 86.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dramatic poet plays host to Dionysus (so-called “Icarios’ feast”).
Neo-Attic relief.
Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE from Greek model of late 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MR 719 / Ma 1606.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Silenus with the Infant Dionysos.
Marble.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing Silenus.
Marble. Roman copy after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?)..
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Pentelic marble. Roman copy ca 220 CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?).
Inv. No. CCXXV.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a dionysiac procession.
White marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 326137.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
One from three telamones representing Silenuses on their knees.
White marble. End of 1st — beginning of the 2nd century CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
One of the three telamones representing Silenuses on their knees.
White marble. End of the 1st — beginning of the 2nd century CE.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
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