Classical Contrasts 15 – Diana

Diana (Roman) or Artemis (Greek) was the goddess of hunting, and variously of the moon, chastity, fertility and Nature. Cypress trees were sacred to her. Daughter of Zeus and Leto.

Figure: Diana, John Cheere, c. 1755, lead; origin Copped Hall, Epping Essex.

Diana, Anglesey Abbey 1
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