colorful Bacchanal scene with blotchy pigment; two Centaurs wrestling UC, one is holding a sword; three male figures at L, one holding a dagger; group of nude male and female figures, standing and seated, down R side and into LRQ; two Centaurs, one holding a flute, at LL

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Satyrs and Fauns - Bacchanale, 1924

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Philip Evergood is best known as a politically active artist committed to workers rights and the plight of humanity during his long career. This watercolor dates from the earliest part of his career and reveals his immersion in classical themes. Evergood was an astute student of art history and studied old master paintings and prints first hand as a student.

Details
Title
Satyrs and Fauns - Bacchanale
Artist Life
1901 - 1973
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2016.113.1
Provenance
The artist; (ACA Gallery, New York). Estate of Robert Anthoine; Eric Brecher, Dapto, Australia; given to MIA, 2016
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colorful Bacchanal scene with blotchy pigment; two Centaurs wrestling UC, one is holding a sword; three male figures at L, one holding a dagger; group of nude male and female figures, standing and seated, down R side and into LRQ; two Centaurs, one holding a flute, at LL

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