Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amoretti
Bacchanal of Amoretti Drunken Amoretti With other figures
With animalsDonkey
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsDonkey
Further details
A detail of Michelangelo's drawing of a bacchanal, in the background, amoretti drink from a wine barrel, at centre they carry an upside-down ass and in the foreground they unveil a naked man; drawing made as a gift for Tommaso de' Cavalieri in circa 1532-33, and mentioned by Vasari.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)
DATE
1532 - 1533
LOCATION
Windsor, Royal Library (inv. RL 12777)
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RELATIONS
Royal Collection
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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