Bacchus on a chariot drawn by centaurs. Behind is a procession in front of mountains, Apollo drives across the sky. A man and child rest in front.
Nicolas Poussin, The Triumph of Bacchus, 1635–1636, oil on canvas, 50 3/8 x 59 3/4 in. (128 x 151.8 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 31-94

Nicolas Poussin, The Triumph of Bacchus, 1635⁠–36

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.210

ArtistNicolas Poussin, French, 1594–1665, active in Italy
TitleThe Triumph of Bacchus
Object Date1635-1636
Alternate and Variant TitlesLe Triomphe de Bacchus
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)50 3/8 x 59 3/4 in. (128.0 x 151.8 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 31-94

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2021.