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Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Silenuses
21. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Borghese vase. Detail: satyr and drunken silenus.
Pentelic marble.
Neo-attic work of the second half of the 1st century BCE.
Inv. Nos. MR 985 / Ma 86.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
22. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Bacchus and Ariadne.
White marble.
End of the 1st cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 57.91.
Paris, National Library of France.
23. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Silen riding a donkey.
White marble.
End of the 1st cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 57.92b.
Paris, National Library of France.
24. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
Inv. No. 41658.
Pompeii, Antiquarium.
25. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
Inv. No. 41658.
Pompeii, Antiquarium.
26. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne. Detail: Silenus.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
Inv. No. 41658.
Pompeii, Antiquarium.
27. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Ariadne.
Cameo.
Blue and white glass.
Late 1st cent. BCE — early 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. ex MANN 153652.
Pompeii, Antiquarium.
28. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Theatrical mask, items of the cult of Dionysus, and the pinax with a sea battle.
Fresco of the Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p).
29. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Theatrical comedy mask, items of the cult of Dionysus, and the pinax with a sea battle.
Fresco of the Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p).
30. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysus finds sleeping Ariadne on the island of Naxos.
Fresco of the Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, House of the Vettii (VI. 15. 1. p).
31. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysiac Mysteries.
Frescoes of the triclinium.
70—50 BCE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park, Villa of the Mysteries.
32. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Medallion with Dionysus, a Maenad, and Silenus.
Fresco of the Fourth style.
Mid-1st cent. CE.
Roman copy of the early Imperial period after a Greek original.
Private collection, New York.
33. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing Silenus.
Marble. Roman copy after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?)..
Inv. No. 225.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese.
34. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy ca 220 CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?).
Inv. No. 225.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
35. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy ca 220 CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?).
Inv. No. 225.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
36. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy ca 220 CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?).
Inv. No. 225.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
37. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy ca 220 CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?).
Inv. No. 225.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
38. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dancing satyr.
Pentelic marble.
Roman copy ca 220 CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE (?).
Inv. No. 225.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room VIII.
39. APPLIED ART. Etruria.
The Ficoroni Cista.
Bronze.
Ca. 340—330 BCE.
Made by Novios Plautios.
Rome, National Etruscan Museum of Villa Julia.
40. APPLIED ART. Etruria.
The Ficoroni Cista.
Bronze.
Ca. 340—330 BCE.
Made by Novios Plautios.
Rome, National Etruscan Museum of Villa Julia.