Parution : Cyril Gerbron, « A Playful Invention : Agostino Carracci’s Bacchus with Goat in the Louvre », I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance, 2020

 

AN INTRIGUING DRAWING PRESERVED in the Cabinet des arts graphiques of the Louvre Museum, executed in pen and ink, represents Bacchus holding a wine cup and accompanied by a goat. The drawing presents two lacunae, which appear to be the result of ink corrosion: one at the level of the god’s genitalia, and a less important one in the goat’s left leg.

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Référence : « A Playful Invention : Agostino Carracci’s Bacchus with Goat in the Louvre », I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance, vol. 23, n°1 (2020), p. 153-176.


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