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Updated: 14 April 2015
Cupid & Psyche
- Cupid & Psyche
Cupid bending down the sleeping Psyche, who reclines in a landscape loosely draped in a cloak, surrounded by clouds of vapour which pour from an open casket on the ground beside her, wafting upwards about them both; after Hoppner. 1793
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 564 millimetres
- Width: 433 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered below the image with the title, and "Painted by Jno. Hoppner, Esqr. Portrait Painter to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales / Engraved by J. Young, Engraver in Mezzotinto to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales / London Published Jany. 1st. 1793 by J. Young, No. 58 Great Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Sque.".
For an earlier state, see 2010,7081.3570
British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp
Prints & Drawings
Cupid bending down the sleeping Psyche, who reclines in a landscape loosely draped in a cloak, surrounded by clouds of vapour which pour from an open casket on the ground beside her, wafting upwards about them both; after Hoppner. 1793 Mezzotint
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Object reference number: PPA163642
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