A nude male sleeps on a large rock covered with animal skins. Additional sleeping figures appear in the background among a rock formation.
Anne Louis Girodet-Trioson, Sleeping Bacchus, 1790/1791, oil on panel, 14 11/16 x 18 1/4 in. (37.3 x 46.4 cm), Purchase: Nelson Gallery Foundation through the exchange of various Foundation properties, F98-2

Anne Louis Girodet-Trioson, Sleeping Bacchus, 1790/1791

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.412

ArtistAnne Louis Girodet-Trioson, French 1767–1824
TitleSleeping Bacchus
Object Date1790/1791
MediumOil on panel
Dimensions (Unframed)14 11/16 × 18 1/4 in. (37.3 × 46.4 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: Nelson Gallery Foundation through the exchange of various Foundation properties Spencer; and other Trust properties, F98-2

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