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This painting depicts Artemis, seated and wearing a radiate crown, turning towards Callisto, the most beautiful of the nymphs in the goddess retinue. Callisto will be transformed into the constellation Ursa Major. There is an identical replica of this painting in the House of the Tragic Poet at Pompeii.

Details

  • Title: Artemis e Callisto
  • Date Created: 45-79 d.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: 107x90 cm
  • Photo Credits: Luigi Spina
  • Origin: Pompeii
  • Museum Location: room LXVI
  • Inv.: Inv. 111441

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