Picture in Focus: Teachers' notes

In-depth background information for teachers: use the historical and cultural context of Titian's Diana and Actaeon to inspire your cross-curricular planning.

Detail from Titian, 'The Death of Actaeon', about 1559-75
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Discover the 'back stories' of the Roman goddess Diana and the hunter Actaeon
Detail from Titian, 'Diana and Actaeon', 1556-59
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Titian's relationship with his patron Prince Philip of Spain, for whom Titian painted 'Diana and Actaeon'
Detail from Giovanni Girolami Savoldo, 'Mary Magdalene', 1535-40
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The history and geography of Venice in the 16th century