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Bacchic Celebrations

Robert Fagan

Bacchic Celebrations
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Description

Oil painting on canvas. Bacchic Celebrations by Robert Fagan (Cork c.1745 - Rome 1816), 1793/1795. A grisaille overdoor. Four full-length figures, left to right, a female figure, turned to left, head facing, hands upraised holding small cymbals, barefooted, dressed in classical robes, her head rests on Apollo, right, outstretched arm; naked figure of Apollo, facing, head turned to show his left profile, laurel wreath on his head, small drape covering his right thigh and lower legs, his left hand holds a lyre, the bottom of which is supported by the right hand of a naked female who is just rising from a bed/couch on the right, she is turned to the left, her left leg on the floor, her right leg bent under her on the bed, a light drape over the shoulders and left leg, her left hand raised, her head is turned to the right to a naked female who is kneeling on the bed beside her, her body and face in profile to left, a light drape is twisted around her left arm and her falls on the cushion at the head of the bed on the far right. CMS_PCF_609085

Image Details

Artist
 
Property Name
 
Attingham Park
NTPL Ref. No.
 
985897

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