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Love and Psyche  1817

by Jacques-Louis David

Oil on canvas, 184.20 x 241.60 cm (72 1/2 x 95 1/16 inches) [br]Signed in yellow in arm of the couch: L. David 1817 Bruxelles The Cleveland Museum of Art Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1962.37 Description: David used the story of Cupid and Psyche to explore the conflict between idealized love and physical reality. Cupid, lover of the beautiful mortal Psyche, visited he...
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