CARRACCI, Annibale
(b. 1560, Bologna, d. 1609, Roma)

Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne (detail)

Galleria Farnese, Palazzo Farnese, Rome

The left side of the large central scene depicts Bacchus and Ariadne, whose wedding gift, the crown of stars, would later be placed in the heavens as a constellation.

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