Head of Dionysus

Artist: Workshop of Luigi Valadier (Italian, Rome 1726–1785 Rome)
Date: 1783
Culture: Italian
Medium: Red griotte marble Base, fleur-de-pêcher marble Eyes, inlaid with white marble with black marble pupils
Dimensions: With base, 12-3/8 x 6-1/8 in. (31.4 x 15.6 cm) Without base, 7-3/8 x 3-3/4 x 3 in. (18.7 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.816

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