Sacrifice to Pan, c. 1760-1763


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The faithful have come to pay homage to Pan, the god of Arcadia-the woods, fields, and other wild places. Centaurs, satyrs, and humans come together to celebrate the life force that Pan represents. Here the long-lived Jean-Jacques Lagrenée operates in a light-hearted mode of Rococo art. Later in his career, his interest in antique themes would be channeled into the more austere style of Neoclassicism.

Sacrifice to Pan
Artist Life
1739 - 1821
Accession Number
stamp verso black ink: Tare Lundth ' b. 1896 Sweden 2. Veste Coburg 3. Veste Coburg DP
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