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After Dyck, Anthony van (Flemish painter, 1599-1641, active in England) , A Bacchic Procession

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Title A Bacchic Procession
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Kelvingrove Museum
Artist After Dyck, Anthony van (Flemish painter, 1599-1641, active in England)
Previously attributed to Brueghel, Jan, the elder (Flemish painter, draftsman, 1568-1625)
Date Earliest 1625
Date Latest 1700
Description A reduction in reverse of a lost composition by Anthony van Dyck, which was engraved by Le Brunn in 1628. It is most probable that no. 390 was copied from this engraving. The infant Bacchus is riding on a leopard (properly a tiger), in allusion to his having been helped across the Tigris by that animal. Several putti lead the procession. The group is accompanied by Pan.
Current Accession Number 390
Subject mythology (Bacchic Procession, Pan); animal (leopard, dog, birds)
Measurements 35.5 x 49.8 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on metal (copper)
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by William Euing 1874.
Publications Catalogue, Descriptive and Historical, of the Pictures in the Glasgow Art Galleries and Museums, Glasgow, 1935, cat. no. 390, p. 46 as by Jan Brueghel the Elder, figures by Rotternhamer; Miles, H., Dutch and Flemish, Netherlandish and German Paintings, Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, 1961, vol. 1, pp. 47-48, as after Anthony van Dyck.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Suzanne Veldink



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