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Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children is a marble sculpture by Italian artists Gian Lorenzo Bernini and his father Pietro Bernini.[1] It was executed in 1616 and 1617, when Gian Lorenzo was not yet twenty years old. It is currently in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.[2]

Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children
Bacchanal- A Faun Teased by Children MET DP248148.jpg
ArtistGian Lorenzo Bernini
Year1616–17 (1616–17)
Dimensions132 cm (52 in)
LocationMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York
CoordinatesCoordinates: 40°46′44″N 73°57′49″W / 40.77891°N 73.96367°W / 40.77891; -73.96367
A closer view of one of the Children teased by the Faun.

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  1. ^ Mormando 2011, p. 75.
  2. ^ Avery 1997, p. 24.
  • Avery, Charles (1997). Bernini: Genius of the Baroque. London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 9780500286333.
  • Baldinucci, Filippo (2006). The Life of Bernini. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271730769.
  • Mormando, Franco (2011). Bernini: His Life and His Rome. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226538525.
  • Wittkower, Rudolf (1955). Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 9780801414305.

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