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Diana and Actaeon

English
1764
Engraved by William Woollett (English, 1735–1785), After Filippo Lauri (Italian, 1623–1694), Published by John Boydell (English, 1719–1804)


Catalogue Raisonné

N 11, First State

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.7 x 52 cm (16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M12964

Medium or Technique

Engraving, etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diana and her nymphs bathe by a stream; she looks and gestures to Actaeon, on the far left, who kneels on a rock with the burgeoning of horns sprouting from his head, his hounds stand beside him

Inscription

Filippo Lauri Pinxt. J. Boydell Excudit Wm. Woollett Sculp.

Provenance

PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 12/7/1897

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder, Henry L. Kidder, Charles A. Kidder, and Nathaniel L. Kidder in memory of Henry P. Kidder