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1890 Wood Engraving Actaeon Artemis Nude Metope Temple Selinous Dogs XHA1

1890 Wood Engraving Actaeon Artemis Nude Metope Temple Selinous Dogs XHA1

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This is an original 1890 black and white wood engraving of Actaeon being devoured by Artemis' dogs, after she had thrown the skin of a deer over him to prevent the union of Actaeon and Semele. Actaeon is seen here trying to defend himself with a sword. This image was modeled after a scene from the metope of the temple at Senious.

CONDITION

This 121+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso of this wood engraving.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 4.5 inches; 10 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Aktaeon, mythology, Classical mythology, myth, mythical, naked, robe, deity, god

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