Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Paulus Bor - Bacchus

Bacchus, painted by Paulus Bor (Amersfoort, circa 1601 - Amersfoort, 1669) in 1630-1635. Oil on canvas, 149 x 106 cm. Present location: the National Museum in Pozan, Poland.

In Italy Paulus was one of the founding members of the Bentveughels, a group of Dutch painters living in Rome. They were notorious for their wild parties and initiations.

next episode: Dag


  1. "Birds of a Feather" according to wiki! I had not heard of this pilgrimage of artists to Rome. Interesting that they found such a way to have a good time.

  2. Thanks, I didn't know there was a wiki page! I will include the link in the posting.


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