The Bacchanal of the Andrians

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The Bacchanal of the Andrians
Bacanal de los andrios.jpg
Artist Titian
Year 1523–1526[1]
Type oil on canvas
Dimensions 175 cm × 193 cm (69 in × 76 in)
Location Museo del Prado, Madrid

The Bacchanal of the Andrians is an oil painting by Titian. It is signed "TICIANUS F.[aciebat]" and is dated to 1523–1526.[1]

The painting is now held at the Museo del Prado in Madrid, but it was commissioned by Alfonso I d'Este for his Camerini d'alabastro ('chambers of alabaster') in Ferrara. The decorative programme included other major paintings celebrating Bacchus and Venus, the gods of wine and love.

The Bacchanal of the Andrians has been admired by other artists including Rubens who copied it.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Enciclopedia online". Bacanal de los andrios (in Spanish). Museo del Prado. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 

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