Artemis is the daughter of Zeus & Leto, and twin sister of Apollo. She was the patron and protector of young girls, and was believed to bring disease upon women and relieve them of it. Artemis was worshipped as one of the primary goddesses of childbirth and midwifery. Artemis preferred to be a maiden and sworn never to marry. Also goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, chastity and the Moon.
Acrylic on canvas. 40” x 24”
Goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, the Moon and chastity.