Bust of Diana

Item #05973

Description:
A terra-cotta bust of Diana the Hunter, also known as Diane Chasseresse, after the Antique original, Continental, ca. 1960.  29 ins. high, 19 ins. wide, 10 ins. deep; diameter of socle 8 ins. The original Roman marble, now in the Louvre, is first recorded for certain at Fontainebleau in February 1586.  Alone amongst the statues exported from Italy before the second half of the 17th century, it acquired a reputation outside Italy equivalent to the masterpieces in the Belvedere or the Villa Borghese.  Literature: Taste and the Antique, Haskell and Penny, p. 196.

The last photo shows the Diana with item #05972, a bust of Apollo.

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