Antique Italian painting of the second half of the 18th century. Oil painting on canvas depicting the myth of Bacchus and Ariadne: our protagonist had helped Theseus to defeat the Minotaur. The Athenian hero had promised to marry her in return but ended up abandoning her on the island of Naxos. The god Bacchus, who came to console the girl, fell in love with him and married her. Framework of Venetian taste, for antique dealers and collectors of mythological painting. Modern carved and gilded wooden frame with some signs of aging. Painting belonging to a pair (see photo and request the bulk price, if available). It underwent restoration during the twentieth century, overall in a good state of conservation. Sight size H 79.5 x W 62.5 cm.
H 90 x W 73 x D 4 cm
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