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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
Title:

Acteon and Diana

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/16 × 10 5/8 inches (35.7 × 27 cm), Plate: 13 3/8 × 9 7/8 inches (34 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 13 1/8 × 9 3/4 inches (33.3 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "#39"

Lettered, lower left: "B Lens fec:"; lettered, lower center: "Acteon & Diana"; lettered, lower right: "Sold by J Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1055
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
accident | arrows | bathing | bow | cloak | crescent moons | dog | goddess | man | moon | nudes | nymphs | pool | quiver | religious and mythological subject | spear | trees | walking | walking
Associated People:
Diana
Actaeon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22745
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