L. Taft, The History of American Sculpture, New York, 1924, 1969 reprint, pp. 335-336
A.T.E. Gardner, American Sculpture: Catalogue of the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1965, p. 83
W. Craven, Sculpture in America, New York, 1984 ed., p. 421
Diana was first exhibited as a life size plaster in 1889 and copyrighted in 1894. While the artist utilized both French and American foundries to cast the model (in the present size and a reduction of 18½in.), he preferred the quality of the French casts.