'Bacchanalian Infants Playing with a Goat', one of Six Bacchanalian Scenes

'Bacchanalian Infants Playing with a Goat', one of Six Bacchanalian Scenes

'Bacchanalian Infants Playing with a Goat', one of Six Bacchanalian Scenes
Ivory relief
By a follower of François Duquesnoy (1594-1646)
Italo-Flemish
About 1650-1700
Ivory
Museum no. 1061-1853

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.