Bacchante (Autumn)

Description
This work depicts 'Bacchante', a priestess of Bacchus (Dionysus), the God of Wine, in classical mythology. The Romans adopted the Greek myth of 'Dionysus' to become the Roman myth of 'Bacchus'. Bacchante (Autumn) wears vine leaves in her hair, which are symbolic of Bacchus (Dionysus).
Accession Loan No.
106/1927
Collection Class
Sculpture
Medium
bronze on wood
Common Name
Bacchante (Autumn)
Simple Name
sculpture
Full Name
Bacchante (Autumn)
Dimensions
sculpture H 240 mm; sculpture W 170 mm; sculpture depth 100 mm; base H 100 mm; base length 112 mm; base W 90 mm
Production Person Surname
Halnon
Production Person Initials
Frederick J
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
c 1927
Production Year Low
1920
Production Year High
1927
Production Town
London
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
F. Halnon

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