Sunday, June 13, 2010

Diana of Versailles (Artemis with a hind)

Photo: Diana of Versailles (Artemis with a hind), marble statue, Roman artwork of the Imperial Era (1st-2nd centuries CE), height 2 m (6 ft. 6 ½ in.), located at Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities, Sully, ground floor, room 17, Louvre Museum, Paris, France. Described as ‘the most celebrated of the existing statues of Diana is the Diana of Versailles, from Hadrian's villa at Tibur’, it has been in France since the time of Henry IV.

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