Sculpture of Diana by Frederick William MacMonnies

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Diana by Frederick William MacMonnies

Bronze sculpture of Diana by Frederick William MacMonnies, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

The Statue of Diana by the American sculptor Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937), modeled in 1890 and bronze cast in 1894 (or later), is located in the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, United States. The sculpture depicts the Roman Goddess of hunting Diana, usually equated with the Greek Goddess Artemis.

MacMonnies, who was also a renowned painter and portraitist, is best known for his sculptures of mythological and classical figures, especially his lithe bronze figures of Goddess Diana, the huntress. He had successful career and was lauded in Europe, especially France, as much as he was in the United States. Some of the best-known sculptures of MacMonnies are ‘Nathan Hale’, ‘Bacchante and Infant Faun’, and ‘Diana’.

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