Hermes with Infant Bacchus
I saw this on twitter (courtesy of Astro Museum). It’s a medallion with Hermes (Mercury) holding the infant Bacchus. It’s electrotype by E. Hannaux, French. c. 1895-1905. I just love this image so much, the strength and tenderness in Hermes comes through so palpably.
Posted on December 18, 2021, in Uncategorized and tagged Bacchic Things, Bacchus, Dionysos, Hellenic Things, Hermes, Lived Polytheism, Mercury, Polytheism, Roman things. Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.