Antoine Andrew Alexandre Morel

French, b.1765, d.1829

Bacchus Dit Le Sardanapale

  • Engraving
  • Sir Joseph Kinsey bequest
  • 610 x 452mm
  • 73/143

This print is a page from the multi-volume 'Musée Francais; receuil des plus beaux tableaux, statues, et bas-reliefs qui existaient au Louvre avant 1815'. This monumental 1829 publication documented the contents of the Louvre Museum during the Napoleonc era when it had housed art treasures from all over occupied Europe.

The statue depicted is in the Capitoline Museum, Rome.