Plate 12: Diana standing in a niche, twisting to her left and pulling an arrow out of a quiver, with a deer to her right, from a series of mythological gods and goddesses

Series/Portfolio: Series of mythological gods and goddesses

Artist: Giovanni Jacopo Caraglio (Italian, Parma or Verona ca. 1500/1505–1565 Krakow (?))

Artist: After Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florence 1494–1540 Fontainebleau)

Date: 1526

Medium: Engraving

Dimensions: Sheet: 8 1/4 × 4 5/16 in. (21 × 10.9 cm)

Classification: Prints

Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949

Accession Number: 49.97.233

Description

Dated 1526, this print is one of a series of twenty depicting gods in niches, drawn for the engraver Caraglio by the Florentine Mannerist artist, Rosso Fiorentino.

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