'The Binding of the Sleeping Silenus', one of Six Bacchanalian Scenes

'The Binding of the Sleeping Silenus', one of Six Bacchanalian Scenes

'The Binding of the Sleeping Silenus', one of  Six Bacchanalian Scenes
Ivory relief
By a follower of François Duquesnoy (1594-1646)
Italo-Flemish
About 1650-1700
Ivory
Museum no. 1059-1853

Duquesnoy was a Netherlandish sculptor who spent most of his working life in Rome and assimilated the classical style. His tender and sensuous reliefs of cupids, satyrs and small children were highly influential.