Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amoretti
Bacchanal of Amoretti Drunken Amoretti With other figures
Various activitiesPassing water
Various activitiesSacrificing
With animalsDonkey
RITUAL
Sacrifice
Animals Miscellaneous
Further details
An engraving of a bacchanal, amoretti in the centre carry an upside-down ass, a naked man in the foreground, after a drawing by Michelangelo now in the Royal Collection (Inv. No. RL 12777), made as a gift for Tommaso de' Cavalieri in circa 1532-33, and mentioned by Vasari.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Beatrizet, Nicolas (born 1507 or 1515, died c1565) After a drawing by Michelangelo; Engraving published by Antoine Lafréry
DATE
1553
LOCATION
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.260.40 copy)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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