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"Diane Chasseresse," School of Fontainebleau. The painting shows Diana while hunting. The peculiar crescent moon on her forehead symbolizes her being a moon goddess.
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Diana

Diana was the twin sister of the god Apollo. Her father and mother were Jupiter and Latona.

Diana was the goddess of the Moon, and she preferred the company of young goddesses. She was also known as the goddess of the hunt. Romans identified Diana with the Greek goddess Artemis.

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