Actress Kim Cattrall, the star of Sex and the City, has posed semi-naked to appear in a recreation of Titian's masterpiece as part of a campaign to save the artwork from being removed from public display.
The Police Academy star went topless for a modern version of 'Diana and Actaeon' to help artist and photographer Tom hunter raise 50 million pounds to save the artwork from hitting the open market.
Kim, a regular at the London National Gallery and a huge admirer of Titian's work, argued viewing the painting as 'being in the presence of genius... it would be a tragedy if it were not on public view'.
The 52-year-old actress had been enlisted by Hunter along with a troupe of twenty somethings students to pose for the 21st century version of the painting, reports the Telegraph.
He said, "Kim is the perfect Diana. Just like the Greek goddess, she combines beauty with a sense of threat. She was a great sport and at 52 made an amazing Diana. She more than held her own among a room full of twentysomethings.
"The picture can't of course hold a candle to the original which deserves to remain on public view. This painting is sublime and to lose it to a private collection would be a tragedy," he added.