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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after Jan van der Vaardt, 1647–1721, Dutch, active in Britain (from ca. 1674)
Title:

Acteon and Diana

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 1/16 × 10 1/16 inches (35.7 × 25.6 cm) and Image: 13 1/16 × 9 7/8 inches (33.2 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Diana & Acteon | by Lens"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "279"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1061
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anger | bathing | branches | cities | cliffs | forest | goddess | houses | man | Nature | nudes | nymphs | pointing | privacy | religious and mythological subject | river | rock | spying | virgin | watching | waterfall
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:22751
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