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S6.1 ARTEMIS
"DIANA OF VERSAILLES"

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre Ma 589
Title: "Diana of Versailles"
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Marble
Height: 2.01 metres
Context: Discovered in Italy
Original / Copy: Roman copy of Greek statue attributed to Leochares ca 325 BC. Restorations by Barthélemy Prieur (1602) and Lange (1808).
Style: Late Classical
Date: C1st - 2nd AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Artemis grasps a deer by the horns and draws an arrow from her quiver.

ARTICLES

Artemis

 
 
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