Bacchanalian Infants Playing with a Satyr, one of six Bacchanalian scenes

Bacchanalian Infants Playing with a Satyr, one of six Bacchanalian scenes

Bacchanalian Infants Playing with a Satyr
One of six Bacchanalian scenes
By a follower of François Duquesnoy (1594-1646)
About 1650-1700 
Italo-Flemish
Ivory
Museum no. 1064-1853

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.