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Silhouetted Study of Bacchus in a Niche

Anonymus18th century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Silhouetted Study of Bacchus in a Niche
  • Creator: Anonymous, Italian, first half of the 18th century
  • Date Created: 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 10-3/16 x 5-7/8 in. (25.9 x 15 cm)
  • Type: Drawing
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/340244
  • Medium: Pen and gray ink, brush with gray and pale brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, over black chalk, on cream paper. Figure cut out along contours and pasted onto a drawn niche with an arched top (in brush and gray wash, over graphite or lead) on beige paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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