Bacchus

Simeon Solomon

 
Bacchus
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

Description

The subject of the painting, which Solomon returned to several times, is that of Bacchus the Roman god of wine. Solomon's often sensual images of men, of which this is a good example, can be linked with his own homosexuality.

Image Details

Artist
 
Dimensions
 
503mm x 375mm
Medium
 
Oil on paper laid on canvas.
Acquisition
 
Bequeathed by Miss Katherine Elizabeth Lewis, 1961.
Accession Number
 
1961P52

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