Diana and Acteon

Diana and Acteon

Titles

Diana and Acteon

[Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, No. 506]

The Metamorphosis of Acteon

[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 74]

Painting on limewood

Medium

Painting on limewood

[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 75]

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]

Attributions
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Lucas Cranach the Younger

Attributions

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]

Production date
about 1550

Production date

about 1550

[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 75]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 32 x 73 cm (top cropped)

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 32 x 73 cm (top cropped)

  • [Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, No. 506]

Signature / Dating
None
Owner
Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Repository
Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Location
Darmstadt
CDA ID
DE_HLMD_GK74
FR (1978) Nr.
FR409E
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_HLMD_GK74/

Provenance

  • acquired in 1829
    [Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 75]

Exhibitions

  • Basel 1974, No. 506
  • Frankfurt 2007, No. 110

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt 2007 348-349 110 p. 349
EditorBodo Brinkmann
TitleCranach der Ältere, [Frankfurt, Städel Museum, 23 Nov 2007 - 17 Feb 2008]
Place of PublicationOstfildern
Year of Publication2007
Cat. Darmstadt 1990 250-251 74 p. 251
AuthorWolfgang Beeh
TitleDeutsche Malerei um 1260-1550 im Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Place of PublicationDarmstadt
Year of Publication1990
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 409E
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974/1976 520, 603-604, 621, 633, 634 506 Fig. 306
AuthorDieter Koepplin, Tilman Falk
TitleLukas Cranach. Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik
Volume1, 2
Place of PublicationBasel, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1974
Link http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-diglit-104522
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 329E
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1932
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/friedlaender1932
Cat. Darmstadt 1914 74
AuthorFriedrich Back
TitleGrossherzoglich Hessisches Landesmuseum in Darmstadt. Verzeichnis der Gemälde
Place of PublicationDarmstadt
Year of Publication1914
Link https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/back1914
Schuchardt 1851 C 40 223
AuthorChristian Schuchardt
TitleLucas Cranach des Aeltern Leben und Werke. Zweiter Theil
Place of PublicationLeipzig
Year of Publication1851
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/schuchardt1851bd2
Cat. Darmstadt 1843 241
AuthorCarl Seeger
TitleDas Grossherzogliche Museum zu Darmstadt. Die Gemäldegallerie
Place of PublicationDarmstadt
Year of Publication1843
Link https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_f5UVAAAAYAAJ
  • Diana and Acteon, about 1550

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