"Diane"  Copper etching by Baquoy  After the drawing by Bouillon  Published in "Musee Royal" by Henri Laurent  Paris, 1816  Roman Goddess of the Hunt ( Greek mythology: Artemis)  This statue, in the possession of the Louvre in Paris, has various names:  Diane of Versailles - Diana Huntress - Diana with a Doe - Diane a la biche. Diana, Artemis

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"Diane"

Diana, Artemis

Copper etching by Baquoy

After the drawing by Bouillon

Published in "Musee Royal" by Henri Laurent

Paris, 1816

Roman Goddess of the Hunt ( Greek mythology: Artemis)

This statue, in the possession of the Louvre in Paris, has various names:

Diane of Versailles - Diana Huntress - Diana with a Doe - Diane a la biche.

It is a Roman marble copy (1st or 2nd century AD) of the lost Greek bronze statue of ca. 325 BCA desirable, attractive and impressive piece of art for any hunter with classical ambition

Very good condition. Wide margins. Lower right margin corner repaired - far away from image.

Image: 35 x 28 cm (ca. 13.8 x 11")
Keywords:
goddess in Roman and Hellenistic religion, primarily considered a patroness of the countryside, hunters, crossroads, and the Moon. island of Delos; parents Jupiter and Latona, and a twin brother, Apollo;  bow and a quiver full of golden arrows; deer;  Diana with a Doe; Diane à la biche, Diana Huntress; Diane chasseresse; Diana of Ephesus; Dorian chiton, a himation; sandals;  Pope Paul IV to Henry II of France;  Louvre Galerie des Caryatides

 


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