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Satyrs Spying on Nymphs

Startled by the sudden appearance of the satyrs at the left, the nude nymphs flee towards the old maidservant, who is minding their clothes, at the right. The bow and the quiver indicate that these nymphs are from the retinue of Diana, goddess of the hunt.
after 1627
Oil on copper
SK-A-313
Image and text courtesy of Rijksmuseum, 2019

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Rijksmuseum
Permanent collection