'Bacchanalian Infants Playing with a Donkey', one of Six Bacchanalian Scenes
By a follower of François Duquesnoy (1594-1646)
Museum no. 1062-1853
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.