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Psyche walking through Cupid's Palace: P.12166-R(b)

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Current Location: In storage


Psyche walking through Cupid's Palace
Cupid and Psyche in Morris's 'The Earthly Paradise'


Printmaker: Morris, William
Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward (After)




Image is of whole sheet, printed with P.12166-R(b).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.


19th century
Circa 1866 - Circa 1888


The thirteenth block in the series (numbers corresponding to a list copied from one written by William Morris). Printed with the fifteenth block on a single sheet: see P.12166-R(a) for the other block. The blocks were cut c.1868-8, but these proofs were probably printed in the 1880s. Sheet has two "Primrose" watermarks.

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Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12166-R(b)
Primary reference Number: 176158
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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