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Atalanta and Hippomenes
  • Benedetto Luti
    born: Florence, Italy ; died: Rome, Italy
  • Atalanta and Hippomenes, late 1600s–early 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 61.3 x 74.3 cm
    Canvas/Support: 24 1/8 x 29 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: National Endowment for the Arts and Mr. and Mrs. Francisco Drohojowski
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0007
Label Text

Figures in a landscape. Mythological scene; two figures playing in foreground. A female dressed in orange and green chases a semi nude boy draped in a red piece of cloth. There are two trees left center. Hills, buildings and trees are in the background.