Diana with her Prey . 2018

oil on canvas

200 x 140 cm

Private collection

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.