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Title
Les noces de Psychés et Cupidon.
Names
Raphael (1483-1520) (Artist)
Sommerau, Louis (1756-1786) (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Cupid

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1780
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Cup
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX MYT-Cup
Topics
Banquets
Musicians
Cupid (Roman deity)
Clouds
Wine
Marriage
Psyche (Greek deity)
Notes
Content: Psyche (a personification of the human soul) and Cupid sit at right, enjoying the revelry of a marriage banquet attended by gods, goddesses, Muses, Graces, nymphs and other personages. Wine is being poured at right to be served to the guests, while musicians at left make ready to serenade the newly-married pair with lyre, pan-pipes and trumpet.
Content: Stain in upper right corner of picture. Printed below image: "Dessinées at gravées par Louis Sommerau d'aprés l'original qui est peint par Raphael d'Urbin dans le palais de la Farnesine a Rome 1780. [Drawn and engraved by Louis Sommerau after the original painted by Raphael d'Urbino at the Farnese palace in Rome, 1780.]" "Se vend chez l'auteur L Sommerau. [Sold at the house of the artist L. Sommerau.]"
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 24 x 51 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b3bda880-c5be-012f-b912-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1483: Creator Born
  • 1520: Creator Died
  • 1780: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Les noces de Psychés et Cupidon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1780. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6437-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Les noces de Psychés et Cupidon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6437-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1780). Les noces de Psychés et Cupidon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6437-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Les noces de Psychés et Cupidon.