Bronze Code: 541
Height: 8.3 In
Width: 3.5 In
Weight: 2.4 LBs


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Immerse yourself in an intoxicating world of classical artistry and Greek culture with the latest addition to our collection; the captivating author's bust of Bacchus. The piece is meticulously sculpted by H. Dumaige, a leading figure in the classical French school of sculpture. Each contour and detail has been crafted with great precision, evocatively bringing to life Bacchus, the Greek god of wine and fun, who was deeply adored in Greek culture.

Striking a chord with wine lovers across the spectrum, Bacchus, in Greek culture, represents the very essence of wine. Harvest festivals were held in honor of Dionysus, as Bacchus was known in Greek mythology. These festivities, referred to as little Dionysias, were brimming with vibrancy; they featured dressing up, singing, and of course, indulging in wine. Keeping in tune with this ebullience, Dumaige's rendition of Bacchus taps into this same exuberance and joy.

Hailing from France, Henry Etienne Dumaige (1830-1888) was at the forefront of French sculpture during his time. His expertise in capturing the essence of his subjects led him to successfully exhibit his works at the highly revered Paris Sculpture Salons from 1863 to 1886. Known for his ability to balance classical aesthetics with resonating cultural symbolism, Dumaige's captivating works have enduring appeal.

Our Bacchus bust, sculpted by Dumaige, is more than just a decorative item. It is a piece of historical and cultural significance that narrates a tale of the Greek god of merriments. So, whether you’re an admirer of fine art, a wine enthusiast, or a devotee of Greek culture, let this stunning representation of Bacchus leave you in high spirits.