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Creator:
Edward Burne-Jones, 1833–1898, British
Title:

Cupid and Psyche

Additional Title(s):

Cupid Finding Psyche Asleep

Date:
ca. 1870
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and pastel on moderately thick, moderately textured, wove paper mounted on linen
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 5/8 x 19 inches (70.2 x 48.3 cm) and Frame: 37 x 27 1/2 x 3 inches (94 x 69.9 x 7.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on printed label signed by Jones, on back: "This picture being painted in WATERCOLOUR would be injured by the slightest moisture. Great Care must be used whenever it is removed from the Frame. Edward Burne-Jones"; in graphite, upper left: "149"

signed in gold paint, lower left: "EBJ"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Mary Gertrude Abbey Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.1038
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | arrows | bows | city | fountains | fruit | gargoyle | gazing | gesturing | landscape | lion | love | man | mythology | nude | pools | reclining | religious and mythological subject | roses (plant) | sleeping | togas | wings | woman
Associated People:
Cupid
Psyche
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6123
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Timothy J. Barringer, Unto this last : two hundred years of John Ruskin, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 277, cat. 73, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)


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