Diana after the hunt by Francois Boucher

Diana after the hunt by Francois Boucher

Diane is the daughter of Zeus, the twin sister of Apollo. Lady of beasts and goddess, the patroness of hunting, the favorite occupation of the tribal nobility. As a hunter, Diana could hit with arrows not only animals but also humans.

The artist portrayed Diana in the company of nymphs resting after hunting. Nearby are quivers with arrows, hunting trophies: Killed birds and a hare.

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