Jean-Baptiste Poncet (French, 1827–1901)

Bacchus crowning of Ariadne

Oil on canvas

Signed ‘JB. PONCET’ (lower left)

21.5/8 x 17.3/4in. (55 x 45cm.)

There is a larger version of this work conserved in the Museum of Vienna (shown in the Salon in 1870). Catalogued for the exhibition Jean Baptiste Poncet Portraits and painter of history, 2001, page 87, number 55