The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Head of a bacchante
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Head of a bacchante
  • Probably Padua or Venice, Italy
  • mid-16th century
  • Bust
  • Bronze and gold, gilded
  • maximum height, Height: 17.6 cm
    height from chin to top of head, Height: 12.5 cm
    height of foliage, Height: 15.3 cm
    width of foliage, Width: 14.7 cm
  • S84
  • Not on display
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Vicomte de Nolivos by 1865; Nolivos sale, January 1866, no.57. Comte de Nieuwerkerke, 1870; Sir Richard Wallace, 1871.