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Cupid delivering Psyche: P.12183-R

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Current Location: In storage


Cupid delivering Psyche
Cupid and Psyche in Morris's 'The Earthly Paradise'


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



Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Circa 1866 - Circa 1888


The forty-ninth block in the series (numbers corresponding to a list copied from one written by William Morris). The blocks were cut c.1868-8, but these proofs were probably printed in the 1880s.

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Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12183-R
Primary reference Number: 176191
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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