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Bacchus by artist Caravaggio - mythology and poetry
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Caravaggio (1571-1610) Bacchus

Oil on canvas, c 1596 (95 x 85 cm)( 37,4 x 33,4 inch )

Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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DragonFly   User Rating: 24  October 11, 2017

This picture refers to the early work of the artist. It is inherent some genre characters. This canvas is filled with contradictions. Painter artistically uses color and oil to achieve the most realistic effect in the image of a basket with fruit, young man's flesh and transparency of the decanter with wine. After all, looking at the canvas, we are fascinated by the beauty of the lines of the face, the magnificence of posing, which emphasizes the courage of the young man in the picture. And we do [Expand]


lucky95   User Rating: 491  November 29, 2019

Tags: Bacchus, dark background, portrait of a young man, naked body, wreath, leaves, glass, wine, graphic, apples, grapes, peaches, fruit, white blanket, black bow, basket, table


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