Diana and Actaeon

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Object Name: 
Diana and Actaeon
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 21.9 cm, W: 19.5 cm, D: 4.1cm
On Display
1500-1599 (canes)
Primary Description: 
Three-dimensional glass scene from the myth of Diana and Actaeon composed of a small lamp-worked forest setting with figures, animals, and a fountain. The glass details are glued onto a background of dark green velvet, which is set into a wooden shadow box covered with a glass pane; the frame is ornamented with twisted and multi-colored glass rods.
Rainer Zietz Limited, Source
Il Vetro a Lume = Lampworking (2018) illustrated, v. 1, p. 92 (fig. 38);
Layering Creative Virtues onto an Object, Part 2: Survey (2009-05) illustrated, p. 11;
From the Executive Director's Desk (2003) illustrated, p. 1; BIB# AI62225
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 8-9; BIB# AI95008
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 15, 17, #10; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 42 (2000) illustrated, p. 180, fig. 12; BIB# AI49427