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A Bacchanal, Silenus supported by two bacchants in the centre, at right a female satyr reclining on a bed and another pulling the horns on a statue of Priapus, various other figures fill the composition

Artist:
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))
Date:
ca. 1510–13
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 5 7/8 × 20 3/8 in. (15 × 51.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.92
Not on view
For discussion of this print, its dating and relationship to another version of the print by Marcantonio, see James Grantham Turner, 'Marcantonio's Raimondi's Bacchanals: New Findings', Print Quarterly, vol. XXXIV, 2017, pp.259-69. This print is the second version. For the first version see 17.50.158.
Inscription: Inscribed with monogram on pedestal at left: "MAF"
Sotheby's, London, Wilton House Sale, July 1917; Earls of Pembroke; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Massari 1989, 12.4; Bartsch XIV.201.248; TIB 26[14], 246.248; Delaborde 1887, 180.137
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. 248, p. 201.

Henri Delaborde Marc Antonio Raimondi étude historique et critique, suivie d'un catalogue raisonné des ouevres du maitre. Paris, 1887, cat. no. 137, p. 180.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch. Abaris Books, 1978–, cat. no. 248, p. 246, ill.

Stefania Massari Tra mito e allegoria: immagini a stampa nel '500 e '600. Rome, 1989, cat. no. 4, p. 12, ill.

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