CUYLENBORCH, Abraham van
(b. ca. 1610, Utrecht, d. 1658, Utrecht)

Bacchus and Nymphs in Landscape (detail)

c. 1645
Oil on panel
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Bacchus enjoys a flute of red wine, while the naked nymphs in the foreground receive fruits and vegetables from two heavily laden putti, one posing like a little Atlas with a basket on his head.