Diana and Acteon

Francesco Bartolozzi, 21 Sep 1727 - 7 Mar 1815



Diana and Acteon

Francesco Bartolozzi 21 Sep 1727 - 7 Mar 1815

Summary

A woman, the goddess Diana, is lying at the centre, with her back to the viewer and her head to the right. A man to the right of her, Acteon, is stroking a dog which is jumping up at him. There is a second dog to the right. A cherub is reaching for an arrow to the left. There is an infant to the right of the cherub. A curtain is hanging at the top left corner and there is a rocky landscape in the background to the right.


Object Name

Diana and Acteon

Creators Name

Francesco Bartolozzi

Date Created

1791

Dimensions

plate mark: 42.8 x 53.8
support: 53.8 x 42.8

accession number

1967.128.1

Place of creation

London

Support

paper

Medium

ink (brown)


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