Venus in search of Cupid surprises Diana

Oil on canvas | 154.8 x 191cm | 1819 - 1820

William Hilton

This painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1820. An essay in the manner of Titian, the painting’s subject is taken from Spenser’s 'The Faerie Queene', III, vi, 11-25. While looking for her son Cupid, Venus comes upon Diana bathing with her a...
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