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Creator:
Print made by Anthony Cardon, 1772–1813, Flemish
after Thomas Kirk, 1765–1797, Irish
Published by Antonio Poggi, active 1776–1781, Italian
Title:

Cupid Wounded

Date:
1801
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 13 5/16 x 9 1/2 inches (33.8 x 24.2 cm) and Image (circle): 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (15.8 x 15.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "CUPID WOUNDED."; two sets of two lines of text, divided with a vertical line, lower center, left set: "If a Bee can wound so deep, | Causing Cupid thus to weep,"; right set: "Think, O think what cruel pains | He that's sung by thee sustains. | Anacreon."; lower left: "Design'd by Kirk"; lower center: "LONDON, PUBLISHED March 10. 1801, by A. C. de Poggi, No. 91, New Bond Street."; lower right: "Engraved by A. Cardon."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Joseph Lanman Richards
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.867
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | bracelets | clouds | coastline | doves | flowers (plants) | necklace | ocean | sandals | toga | tree | Venus taking care of Cupid | woods
Associated People:
Cupid
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37285
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