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Psyche sent by Venus to the Black Mountain to fill an ewer at the fountain guarded by dragons and is aided by Jove's eagle: P.12182-R(b)

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Psyche sent by Venus to the Black Mountain to fill an ewer at the fountain guarded by dragons and is aided by Jove's eagle
Cupid and Psyche in Morris's 'The Earthly Paradise'

Maker(s)

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

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Description

Image is of whole sheet, printed with P.12182-R(a).

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century
Circa 1866 - Circa 1888

Note

The thirty-eighth block in the series (numbers corresponding to a list copied from one written by William Morris). Printed with the forty-sixth block on a single sheet: see P.12182-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.

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12182-R(b)
Primary reference Number: 176190
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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