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Names
Preller, Friedrich (1804-1878) (Artist)
Collection

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
Topics
Artemis (Greek deity)
Bathing
Mythology
Nymphs (Greek deities)
Streams
Diana (Roman deity)
Actaeon (Greek mythology)
Female nude in art
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
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
Form: Photogravures ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 21.4 x 26.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: b7218790-c5be-012f-127c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1804: Creator Born
  • 1878: Creator Died
  • 1884: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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 July 6, 2015. 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.