Category:Bacchus and Ariadne by Titian

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Titian: Bacchus and Ariadne  wikidata:Q1206860 
creator QS:P170,Q47551
Titian: Bacchus and Ariadne
Bacchus and Ariadne
Object type painting Edit this at Wikidata
Genre mythological painting Edit this at Wikidata
English: Theseus, whose ship is shown in the distance, has just left Ariadne and Naxos, when Bacchus arrives, jumping from his chariot, drawn by two cheetahs falling immediately in love with Ariadne. Bacchus raised her to heaven. Her constellation is shown in the sky.
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Date from 1520 until 1523
date QS:P571,+1520-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P580,+1520-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P582,+1523-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 176.5 cm (69.4 in); Width: 191 cm (75.1 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,176.50U174728;P2049,191U174728
institution QS:P195,Q180788
Current location
room 12 Titian and Venice 1500-1530
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Credit line bought 1826
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English: The theme of Bacchus and Ariadne is based on the classical authors Ovid and Catullus. The painting belongs to a series commissioned from Giovanni Bellini, Titian and Dosso Dossi, for the Camerini d'alabastro (Alabaster Room) in the Ducal Palace, Ferrara, by Alfonso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, who in 1510 even tried commissions to Michelangelo and Raphael. This painting substitutes a painting from Raphael. Between 1518-1525 Titian painted also Worship of Venus and Bacchanal of the Andrians, both Prado for the Alabaster Room. In 1514 Giovanni Bellini painted 'Feast of the Gods'.
References Arthur Lucas, George Pleysters: Titian's Bacchus and Ariadne (pdf)
National Gallery
YgEfKILzDadyCg at Google Cultural Institute, zoom level maximum
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Location London, Greater London, London, England
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  • 1523 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)
  • 191 cm
  • 176.5 cm
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