Feast of the Gods

Feast of the Gods

c. 1571-1578

probably by Alessandro Vittoria

(Italian, 1525-1608)


Overall: 34.3 x 22.2 cm (13 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1952.464


Banquets of the gods were common literary devices in classical texts and myth, and their use here enmeshed with the desire to capture the sensuality of the body and water in motion.

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