Satyr Drinking from Grapes

size(cm): 50x35
Sale price£133 GBP


The painting Satyr Drinking from Grapes by the artist David De Haen is a work that attracts attention with its baroque artistic style and its dynamic and detailed composition. The painting presents a satyr, a mythological figure from Greek culture, drinking wine from a glass while holding a bunch of grapes in his left hand.

The satyr figure is rendered with great detail and lifelikeness, from its furry skin and bold gaze to the texture of the vine leaves that surround its body. The composition of the painting is asymmetrical, with the satyr located on the left side and the bunch of grapes on the right side, which creates a sense of movement and balance in the work.

The coloring of the painting is vibrant and full of nuances, from the golden tones of the wine to the greens and reds of the leaves and grapes. Light and shadow are well worked, which gives depth and relief to the figure of the satyr and the elements that surround him.

The history of the painting is little known, but it is believed to have been made in the 17th century and to have belonged to a private collection before being acquired by a museum. The work is an example of the interest that Baroque artists had in Greek and Roman mythology, and their ability to depict mythological figures with great realism and detail.

In summary, the painting Satyr Drinking from Grapes by David De Haen is an interesting work for its baroque artistic style, its dynamic and detailed composition, its vibrant coloring and its realistic representation of the mythological figure of the satyr. A work that undoubtedly captivates those who observe it carefully.

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