'Mercury with the Infant Bacchus', medal

'Mercury with the Infant Bacchus', medal

'Mercury with the Infant Bacchus'
Medal (uniface)
Emmanuel Hannaux (1855-1934)
France
About 1895-1905
Electrotype
Museum no. 839-1900

This elegant Art Nouveau medal shows an episode from classical mythology in which Mercury holds the infant Bacchus before handing him into the care of nymphs.