Diana and Her Dog  1720

by Sebastiano Ricci

Rather than being engaged in a heroic mythological story, this Diana, goddess of the moon, simply rests languidly in a world of her own. Lost in thought as her greyhound nuzzles her arm, she has dropped off her garment and seems spent from a long day of hunting [br] Sebatiano Ricci characteristically employed this graceful, elongated figure type and lively brushwork, but...
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