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Title: The rescue of Ariadne from the Greek island of Naxos by Bacchus

Description: French 18th century paintings and fine art antiques depicting the story of Bacchus & Ariadne. It was Ariadne, the daughter of King Minos of Crete, whom helped Thesus to escape from the labyrinth with a ball of string only to be abandoned by him on Naxos. She was rescued by Bacchus and shortly afterwards married him. The flaming torch held by the angel represents the fire of love. Fine oil paintings

Artist: After Antoine Coypel (1694-1752)

Canvas size: 83x 71

Frame size: 103x82

Price: SOLD

 

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