Cybele, accompanied by Bacchus and Ceres, is carried on a chariot drawn by lions, surrounded by ancillary deities and followers; representing the element earth. Engraving by C. Dupuis, 1721, after Louis de Boullogne the younger.
- Boulogne, Louis, 1654-1733.
About this work
Ceres is followed by Pomona, who offers her an apple from a basket of fruit, and by Flora, who picks wild flowers. Bacchus is accompanied by a male bacchant who dances with a satyr or faun. In the background, on Bacchus's side a faun or satyr takes hold of a woman and kisses her, while on Ceres' side a woman wearing an oak wreath plays a tambourine. Above, two flying geniuses carry a basket of flowers. In the foreground two putti manage the yoked lions
Where to find it
- impression trimmed within lettering