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Camille Corot (French, 1796–1875). Diana and Actaeon (Diana Surprised in Her Bath), 1836. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.162)

Portrait of Jole Moschini Biagini - 1901 - by Vittorio Matteo Corcos (Italian, 1859-1933) - Oil on canvas - Private collection - @~ Mlle

Diana was the goddess of the hunt and moon and birthing, being associated with wild animals and woodland, and having the power to talk to and control animals. She was one of the three maiden goddesses, Diana, Minerva and Vesta, who swore never to marry. Oak groves were especially sacred to her. According to mythology, Diana was born with her twin brother Apollo on the island of Delos, daughter of Jupiter and Latona.

Richard Cosway (1742–1821) Portrait of Horace Beckford, Afterwards Pitt-Rivers, 3rd Baron (1777–1831), at Age 13, 1790 Graphite and watercolor 9 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches (230 x 142 mm) Purchase, The Morgan Library & Museum; 1956.14

Girl With a Book, by Pietro Antonio Rotari, 1707-1762

François Desportes - Study of a Pointer - The Morgan Library & Museum - Collections

Sculpture "Andromeda and the Sea Monster" by Domenico Guidi, 1694, housed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, N.Y.

oskoreia:  diana the huntress - gaston casimir saint-pierre

Venus Giving Arms to Aeneas, 1704 Jean Cornu (French, 1650-1710) France (Paris) Terracotta and painted wood