A priest conducting a sacrifice inside a temple of Bacchus at Rome. Mezzotint by G.F. Blondel, 176-.
- Blondel, Georges-François, approximately 1730-1791.
- [between 1760 and 1769]
About this work
The interior of a grand rotunda based on the Pantheon, Rome, or possibly the basilica of Constantine, which is adjacent to a sanctuary of Bacchus. An aged priest is conducting an animal sacrifice on an altar. The colonnade around is thronged with spectators or worshippers