Center rests Callisto in the arms of Jupiter in the guise of Diana with her bow and quiver. Above them are two amours and the eagle of Jupiter.
François Boucher, Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto, 1759, oil on canvas, 22 3/4 x 27 1/2 in. (57.8 x 69.9 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32-29

François Boucher, Jupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto, 1759

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.306

ArtistFrançois Boucher, French, 1703–1770
TitleJupiter in the Guise of Diana, and the Nymph Callisto
Object Date1759
Alternate and Variant TitlesJupiter, sous la figure de Diane, surprend Calisto; Jupiter métamorphosé sous la figure de Diane, séduisant la nimphe [sic] Callisto
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)22 3/4 x 27 1/2 in. (57.8 x 69.9 cm)
SignatureSigned and dated lower left: F. Boucher/ 1759
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 32-29

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