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Creator:
Print made by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Cupid and Psyche

Date:
1816
Medium:
Mezzotint (second state) on thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 19 5/8 × 21 1/4 inches (49.8 × 54 cm) and Image: 16 3/8 × 19 1/4 inches (41.6 × 48.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "760"

lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by W. Say, Engraver to H.R.H.the Duke of Goucester & c."; lettered, lower center: "London, Publish'd Feby.12.1816 by Thomas Macdonald, 39, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.288
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | bow | boy | candle | canopy | clouds | flame | night | skirt | window | woman
Associated People:
Psyche
Cupid
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21780
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