Description The satyr's outstretched right arm once supported a figure of the drunken Dionysus, now lost, whose left arm circled the satyr's shoulders. Hellenistic artists frequently carved similar scenes, fascinated both by group compositions and extreme forms of human behavior.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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