Bacchus, between 1747 and 1750

  • Doccia Porcelain Factory, Italian
  • Massimiliano Soldani, Italian, 1656-1740

Hard-paste porcelain

  • Overall: 10 1/8 × 4 1/2 × 4 7/8 inches (25.7 × 11.4 × 12.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund


On View

  • European: Influence of Ancient Greeks and Romans


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

Leonardo Lapiciarella (Florence)

( Armin B. Allen, London, England and New York, New York)

1990-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Darr, A.P. Innovations during the twilight of Florence: eighteenth century sculpture in Doccia porcelain, in Francesco Robba and the Venitian Sculpture of the Eighteenth Century, Papers from and International Symposium, ed. J. Hofler. Ljubljana, October 16-18, 1998, 2000, pp. 101-105 (fig. 13). Darr, A.P., P. Barnet, A. Bostrom, C. Avery, et al. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 vols., II, London, 2002, cat. 167. Darr, Alan Phipps. "The Doccia Porcelain Sculpture Collection in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Amici di Doccia, Quaderni, no. 8 (2014-2015): pp. 32–84, p. 35, pp. 64-65 (ill.).

Doccia Porcelain Factory; after a model by Massimiliano Soldani, Bacchus, between 1747 and 1750, hard-paste porcelain. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 1990.260.