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Drawing - Actaeon Surprising Diana and her Nymphs
  • Actaeon Surprising Diana and her Nymphs
    Rottenhammer, Hans, born 1564 - died 1625
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Actaeon Surprising Diana and her Nymphs

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1597 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rottenhammer, Hans, born 1564 - died 1625 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and bistre, heightened with white

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.369

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 26, box A

Physical description

Actaeon surprising Diana and her nymphs, with a River God in the foreground; Pen and bistre, heightened with white; Signed and dated , Venetia / 1597

Place of Origin

Germany (possibly, made)

Date

1597 (made)

Artist/maker

Rottenhammer, Hans, born 1564 - died 1625 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and bistre, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated , Venetia / 1597

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 in, Width: 7.5 in

Descriptive line

Rottenhammer, Hans; Actaeon surprising Diana and her nymphs, with a River God in the foreground; Pen and bistre, heightened with white; Signed and dated; German; 1597.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Pen; Bistre; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Heightening

Subjects depicted

Nymphs; River; River God; Pot; Tree

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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