Diana und Aktäon
Hans Rottenhammer d. Ä. (1564-1625)

Diana und Aktäon,

1602
Material / Technology / Carrier
Kupfer
Dimensions of the object
35 x 48 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 13
Department
Deutsche Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
1588
Acquisition
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Hans Rottenhammer d. Ä., Diana und Aktäon, 1602, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/9pL3B75xeb (Last updated on 24.05.2022)
Rottenhammer cites a story from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The hunter Actaeon, who was secretly watching the naked Diana with her nymphs while bathing, is transformed into a stag by the furious goddess and mauled to death soon afterwards by his own hounds.

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