Two dancing menades in Ercolano.  Hand-colored copper etching by Georg Christoph Kilian (1709-1781)  Published in "Abbildungen der Gemälde und Alterthümer, welche seit 1738 sowohl in der verschütteten Stadt Herkulaneum, als auch in den umliegenden Gegenden an das Licht gebracht worden".  (Wall frescos and antiquities found in the excavations of Heruculaneum and vicinity after 1738)  Augsburg, 1793-1797  Original antique print

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No title. Two dancing maenads in Ercolano.

Hand-colored copper etching by Georg Christoph Kilian (1709-1781)

Published in "Abbildungen der Gemälde und Alterthümer, welche seit 1738 sowohl in der verschütteten Stadt Herkulaneum, als auch in den umliegenden Gegenden an das Licht gebracht worden".

(Wall frescos and antiquities found in the excavations of Heruculaneum and vicinity after 1738)

Augsburg, 1793-1797

Original antique print 

Surrounded by velvety black this is a charming pair of dancing menades

Very good condition.

30 x 40 cm (ca. 11.8 x 15.7")
Keywords:
In Greek mythology, maenads ( μαϊνάδες); female followers of Dionysus; Thiasus, the god's retinue; "raving ones"; Bassarids, Bacchae; Bacchantes; sword; vine; 
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