Bachanal of Eight Putti with a goat

Marble (rock) | 24.1 x 41.7 x 2.3cm | c. 1626 - c. 1630

François Du Quesnoy

This is one of the best-known compositions by Du Quesnoy, a Flemish sculptor who worked in Rome. The playfulness of the theme and the subtlety with which the softness of the putti’s chubby flesh was carved in the marble contributed greatly to its fam...
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