Bacchanal at Andros , Rubens

Bacchanal at Andros

Peter Paul Rubens,

The ruins of Palaeopolis, the ancient capital of Andros town possessed a famous temple, dedicated to Dionysus.

c. 1635

The sleeping nymph is inspired by the sleeping Ariadne on Naxos

Oil on Canvas

Nationalmuseum Stockholm

See also

Peter Paul Rubens,

Laocoon, 1600/8
Aeneas And His Family Departing From Troy, 1602/3
Death of Hippolytus, c. 1610/12
Prometheus Bound, 1611/12
Jupiter and Callisto, c. 1613
Ixion with Nephele, (1615)
Satyr and Maiden with Basket of Fruit, c 1615
Venus and Adonis , c 1615
Venus at a Mirror, 1615
Diana with Nymphs, c 1615
Jupiter and Ganymede, Grangerel, engraving after Rubens 1786/1808
* The daughters of Cecrops finding the infant Erichthonius of Athens, 1616
The hunt of Meleagros and Atalante (Calydonian Boar) c. 1617/28
Mars and Rhea Silvia, , c. 1616/7 (C)
The Rape of the daughters of Leucippus, c. 1618
Head of Medusa, c. 1618
Drunken Silenus, c. 1618
Perseus and Andromeda , 1620/1
Perseus Freeing Andromeda , c. 1622
Stormy Landscape with Philemon and Baucis, c. 1625
The Rape of Europa, 1628/9
Achilles, 1630/5
The Judgement of Paris, c. 1632
Venus and Adonis , c 1635
Saturn devouring his son. , 1636
Mercury and Argus , c 1636
* Clytie Grieving, 1636
The Fall of Icarus, 1636
The Three Graces, c. 1636/8
The Apotheosis of Hercules, 1637/8
* Tereus Confronted with the Head of his Son Itys, 1636/38
The Three Graces with a Basket of Roses , Stockholm, Nationalmuseum
The Judgement of Paris, c. 1638/9
Diana and her Nymphs Surprised by the Fauns, 1638/40
Venus in Fur-Coat, 1630/40
Venus, Mars and Cupid, (1577-1640)
Perseus and Andromeda , 1639/40
Deucalion and Pyrrha, s (1577-1640) 26 x 42 cm , Prado Museum


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