Image: Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665). "The Infant Bacchus Entrusted to the Nymphs of Nysa; The Death of Echo and Narcissus." Oil on canvas (1657).Actual size 18 3/8 by 70 1/2 inches. The painting shows Mercury delivering the newly born baby Bacchus to Ino, the sister of Semele. Above and to the right is the birth scene, where Bacchus is removed from the thigh of Jupiter.
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