A Faun Teased by Children

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Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children
Bacchanal- A Faun Teased by Children MET DP248148.jpg
Artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Year 1616–17 (1616–17)
Type Sculpture
Medium Marble
Dimensions 132 cm (52 in)
Location Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Coordinates Coordinates: 40°46′44″N 73°57′49″W / 40.77891°N 73.96367°W / 40.77891; -73.96367
A closer view of one of the Children teased by the Faun.

Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children is a marble sculpture by Italian artists Gian Lorenzo Bernini and his father Pietro Bernini.[1] It was executed in 1616 and 1617, when Gian Lorenzo was not yet twenty years old. It is currently in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.[2]

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  1. ^ Mormando 2011, p. 75.
  2. ^ Avery 1997, p. 24.
  • Avery, Charles (1997). Bernini: Genius of the Baroque. London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 9780500286333. 
  • Baldinucci, Filippo (2006). The Life of Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271730769. 
  • Mormando, Franco (2011). Bernini: His Life and His Rome. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226538525. 
  • Wittkower, Rudolf (1955). Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 9780801414305. 

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