H 27 ½” x W 10 ¼” x D 6 ¾”
Artemis, bathing in a stream, discovered Actaeon spying on her. So offended, she changed Actaeon into a stag devoured by his own hounds. The harshness of Artemis and her association with the wild, made her dangerous, “paradoxically compassionate and vengeful, nurturing and destructive, pacific and bloody.”*
*Robert E. Bell, Women of Classical Mythology (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991) p. 71.