The Ephesian Artemis in early 19th-c. Denmark

I previously noted the tomb of P.C. Abildgaard that was erected in 1801 in Copenhagen’s Assistens KirkegĂ„rd. A prominent relief on this tomb depicts the Ephesian Artemis, looking somewhat out of place in a Danish cemetery. Yet the motif was certainly chosen for this context because of the powerful meaning it had acquired since the […]