Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amoretti
With other figuresAmor and Psyche
Amor
Myths Amor and Psyche Single figuresAmor and Psyche together, not embracing
Further details
Cupid is here represented as a young man with outstretched wings, conveying the swooning Psyche through the clouds, surrounded by 'amorini' or little winged putti (which are characteristic of Clodion's work)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Clodion (Claude Michel Clodion) (1738-1814)
DATE
1797 - 1800 circa
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (Inv. A.23-1958)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Williamson, P. (ed.), European Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1996, pp. 166-7; Keutner, Herbert. A History of Western Sculpture -Renaissance to Rococo, London, 1969, plate 335, p. 347; Arnason, H. H., The Sculptures of Houdon, London, 1975, fig. 34, p. 6.
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RELATIONS
London, Victoria and Albert Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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