Diana with her Prey . 2018
oil on canvas
200 x 140 cm
The Roman godess of hunting, depicted here as a child figure (the artists' niece), with her prey and hound.
An allegory of maternal love.
Diana wears a neck piece by jewelry designer Sean Lean. Diana is tradionally portrayed with a crescent moon in her hair.
The prey or "stag" also in the guise of a mother figure wears a dress and headpiece by Alexander McQueen from his Widows of Culloden collection.
Part of a series taking inspiration from the fashion world.