Bacchus (Michelangelo)  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Bacchus (1497) is a marble sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo. The statue is somewhat over life-size and depicts Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, in a revolutionarily inebriated state. Along with the Pietà it is one of only two sculptures than can be attributed with any certainty to the artist's first period in Rome.



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