Vesoul, Haute-Saône 1824 - Paris 1904
Anacréon avec Bacchus et l'Amour
Anacraeon with Bacchus and Amor
Dimensions (HxWxD): 35 1⁄2 x 15 x 16 in.
Acc. No.: 529-9-1265
Credit Line: Acquired by William Randolph Hearst
Photo credit: Courtesy Hearst Castle®/California State Parks
- 1936, acquired by William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) at the American Art Association Perry Belmont sale
- 2000 Kastner
Victoria Kastner, Hearst Castle. The Biography of a Country House, Principal photography by Victoria Garagliano, Foreword by George Plimpton, New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2000, p. 184
- 2000 Kastner, p. 184:
The Greek poet carries both the young Bacchus, the god of wine, and Amor, the god of love, who embraces him. Gérôme created a painting, a full-size marble sculpture, and several signed bronzes on this theme.