Silenus

Silenus

Description
Silenus, in Greek mythology,was the tutor and companion to the wine god Dionysus. He is shown drunk and supported by other revelers. The original painting by van Dyck is now in Dresden.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
engraving
date made
17th century
original artist
Van Dyck, Anthony
graphic artist
Bolswert, Schelte Adams
publisher
Galle II, Cornelius
place made
The Netherlands
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 43 cm x 30.3 cm; 16 15/16 in x 11 15/16 in
support: 63.8 cm x 53.5 cm; 25 1/8 in x 21 1/16 in
ID Number
1978.0534.14
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.14
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Mythology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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