Hey Boy, Hey Girl: Bacchus by Caravaggio

A youthful Bacchus, god of fertility, ritual madness, religious ecstasy and theatre is reclining in classical fashion with grapes and vine leaves in his hair. On a stone table in front of him, there is a bowl of fruit and a large carafe of red wine. With his left hand, he holds out to the viewer a shallow … Continue reading Hey Boy, Hey Girl: Bacchus by Caravaggio