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Diana and Actaeon.

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Diana and Actaeon.
Preller, Friedrich (1804-1878) (Artist)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Diana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1884
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Dia
Artemis (Greek deity)
Nymphs (Greek deities)
Diana (Roman deity)
Actaeon (Greek mythology)
Female nude in art
Art reproductions
Source note: From
Content: When the hunter Actaeon observes a nude Diana (Artemis) bathing with her nymphs, he is transformed into a stag and killed by his own hunting dogs as punishment.
Statement of responsibility: Printed on border: "From the original painting by Friedrich J.C.E Preller."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 21.4 x 26.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7218790-c5be-012f-127c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1804: Creator Born
  • 1878: Creator Died
  • 1884: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Diana and Actaeon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c4f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Diana and Actaeon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c4f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1884). Diana and Actaeon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c4f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Diana and Actaeon.