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Cupid and Psyche :: Benjamin West

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Benjamin West (1738-1820) Cupid and Psyche

canvas -1808 142.9 x 137.8 cm ( 56,3 x 54,2 inch )

Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, DC, United States)

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 14.10.2010



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WuDong - April 24, 2015

CUPID
Romans god of love; depicted as a winged boy with a quiver of arrows.


CUPID or AMOUR
(lat. Cupido, -inis, in fact: the desire). 1) God love the Romans, is portrayed as a beautiful boy with eyes tied a bow and a quiver of arrows (arrows of love). 2) a handsome boy.


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