The Discovery of Honey by Bacchus: Piero di Cosimo

Piero di Cosimo: The Discovery of Honey by Bacchus

This mythological painting by Italian Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo depicts the discovery of honey by Bacchus, the Roman god of revelry and intoxication. It is an episode taken from the celebrated poet Ovid and was painted in 1499.

Piero di Cosimo’s The Discovery of Honey by Bacchus is in the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts.

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