Description The hound was associated with the Roman wine-god Bacchus and often decorated domestic objects. The naturalistic rendering of the animal is characteristically Roman.
Provenance [Found in Rome]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914
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