The Infant Bacchus, with an Infant Satyr, Putti and a Goat
Bacchus, the Roman God of wine and ritual ecstasy is here shown playfully interacting with the mythical creature of a satyr and small winged cherubs.
Oil painting on canvas, The Infant Bacchus with an Infant Satyr, Putti and a Goat, Flemish School, 17th century. Mythological scene depicting the education of Bacchus from Ovid' s Metamorphoses 3: 314-15.
Purchased by the National Trust in December 2009 by Private Treaty sale
Lacock Abbey (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Flemish School, artist