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image of The Rule of Bacchus [left panel] Workshop of Albrecht Altdorfer
Anonymous Artist (painter)
Albrecht Altdorfer (related artist)
German, 1480 or before - 1538
The Rule of Bacchus [left panel], c. 1535
oil on hardboard transferred from panel
left panel: 39 x 15.9 cm (15 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.31.a
Not on View
From the Tour: German Painting and Sculpture in the Late 1400s and 1500s
Object 1 of 12

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across top: [H]VI [S]ANAS MEN[T]ES FE[BRIS] / QVVM BACCHIC[A] / TVRBAT (Woe, when Bacchic fever confuses sound minds)

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