Cranach - Diana and Acteon
Diana and Acteon
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
26.02.2020 - 13:43
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberDE_HLMD_GK74
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/DE_HLMD_GK74
FR (1978) No.FR409E
Title:
Diana and Acteon[Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, No. 506]
The Metamorphosis of Acteon[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 74]
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Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder 'Lucas Cranach the Elder or the Younger' [Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, No. 506] [Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 74]
Lucas Cranach the Younger 'Lucas Cranach the Elder or the Younger' [Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, No. 506] [Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 74]
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Dating:
about 1550[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 75]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerHessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
RepositoryHessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
LocationDarmstadt
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 32 x 73 cm (top cropped) [Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, No. 506]
Support:
Painting on lime wood [Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 75]
Signature / Date:
None [cda 2015]
Description:
Acteon, already transformed into a stag, is attacked by his dogs at the edge of a pond. The goddess Diana bathes in the pond together with her six companions. The nudity of the female figures is only negligibly concealed by their veils. [Görres, cda 2015]
Provenance:
- acquired in 1829
[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 75]
Exhibitions:
- Basel 1974, No. 506
- Frankfurt 2007, No. 110
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt 2007348-349110p. 349
Cat. Darmstadt 1990250-25174p. 251
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979409E
Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974520, 603-604, 621, 633, 634No. 506Fig. 306
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932329E
Cat. Darmstadt 191474
Schuchardt 1851 C40223
Cat. Darmstadt 1843241