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|Collection:||Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture|
|Date:||1867 - 1867|
|Artist:||Simeon Solomon - View biography for Simeon Solomon|
The subject of the painting, which Solomon returned to several times, is that of Bacchus the Roman god of wine. Solomon's often sensual images of men, of which this is a good example, can be linked with his own homosexuality.
|Bequeathed by Miss Katherine Elizabeth Lewis, 1961.|
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Medium:||Oil on paper laid on canvas.|