Satyrs and Nymphs. By Gary T. These coins were made famous by the island of Thasos, who copied them from the issuances of several Macedonian clans. From around — BC they issued a series of coins that depicted Centaurs and Satyrs carrying off Nymphs.
Ancient Greek coins. Satyr and nymph BC. Lambert Hopfer fl. Augustin Hirschvogel : Struggle between a Satyr and a Woman.
The picture shows a lustful satyr surprising the nymphs. In the painting, several of the nymphs have withdrawn into the shadows on the right. The other nymphs that remain are braver. The first time that Nymphs and Satyr went on display was in Paris in He displayed the painting in his mansion alongside other important French academic paintings.