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Unidentified Roman sculptor, Cast of a Bust of Bacchus
Unidentified Roman sculptor, Cast of a Bust of Bacchus
Unidentified Roman sculptor, Cast of a Bust of Bacchus

Cast of a Bust of Bacchus, ?19th century

After Unidentified Roman sculptor

RA Collection: Art

Thiis cast is taken from a Roman marble of the 2nd century AD which was a copy of a Greek original from the 2nd century BC. This bust was originally thought to represent Ariadne but is now believed to depict a youthful Bacchus.

Object details

Title
Cast of a Bust of Bacchus
Artist/designer
Original attributed to
Cast made by
From
Original in Capitoline Museum, Rome
Date
?19th century
Object type
Sculpture Cast
Medium
Plaster cast
Dimensions

750 mm x 360 mm x 420 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
04/314
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