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Cupid Collection

"Cupid: The Timeless Symbol of Love and Desire" In the realm of Greek gods on Mount Olympus, Cupid reigns supreme as the deity of love and desire

Background imageCupid Collection: Greek gods in the Olymp, Greek mythology, published in 1880

Greek gods in the Olymp, Greek mythology, published in 1880
The Greek gods in the Olymp. Greek mythology. Wood engraving, published in 1880

Background imageCupid Collection: Hogarth Actresses Barn

Hogarth Actresses Barn
Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn Using a loophole in the law that defied actors to act outside London without a licence

Background imageCupid Collection: MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS. Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B. C

MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS. Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B. C
MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS. Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B.C

Background imageCupid Collection: Eros / Cupid Stothard

Eros / Cupid Stothard
The Greek god of love : his Roman equivalent is CUPID. Here he is pointing a bow and arrow at a victim

Background imageCupid Collection: The Birth of Venus, 1875. Creator: Alexandre Cabanel

The Birth of Venus, 1875. Creator: Alexandre Cabanel
The Birth of Venus, 1875

Background imageCupid Collection: Primavera, c1478. Artist: Sandro Botticelli

Primavera, c1478. Artist: Sandro Botticelli
Primavera, c1478. From the collection of the Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Background imageCupid Collection: An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, c1523-1568. Artist: Agnolo Bronzino

An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, c1523-1568. Artist: Agnolo Bronzino
An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, c1523-1568. The picture is likely to be that mentioned in Vasaris Life of Bronzino of 1568. From the collection of the National Gallery, London

Background imageCupid Collection: Cupid & Psyche

Cupid & Psyche
circa 1890: Psyche, a beautiful princess in Roman mythology, with her lover Cupid, the god of love. Psyche was made immortal by Jupiter, king of the gods

Background imageCupid Collection: Archer Cupid as a toilet sign, Oktoberfest, Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Archer Cupid as a toilet sign, Oktoberfest, Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Background imageCupid Collection: Sparrowes House, or The Ancient House, Ipswich, Suffolk

Sparrowes House, or The Ancient House, Ipswich, Suffolk, is an architectural gem, built in 1567 by George Copping. It has four oriel windows and even the gabled windows have cupids Date: circa 1901

Background imageCupid Collection: The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

Background imageCupid Collection: WW2 Valentines Card, Cupid's Tank

WW2 Valentines Card, Cupid's Tank
A WW2 Valentines greetings card, the illustration shows Cupid painting a British infantry tank with my Valentine. There's still no weapon in the world as strong as Cupid's bow

Background imageCupid Collection: The Feast of Venus

The Feast of Venus, after 1635. Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640). Oil on canvas, 217 x 350 cm

Background imageCupid Collection: Piccadilly / Eros 1950S

Piccadilly / Eros 1950S
The famous statue of Eros in the middle of Piccadilly Circus

Background imageCupid Collection: Tarot Card 6 - L'Amoureux (The Lover or Lovers)

Tarot Card 6 - L'Amoureux (The Lover or Lovers). Date: 20th century

Background imageCupid Collection: Eros & Psyche - 6

Eros & Psyche - 6
Eros/Cupid is scolded by his mother Aphrodite/Venus, for loving Psyche

Background imageCupid Collection: Pan embracing Venus watched by Cupid (pen & brown ink on paper)

Pan embracing Venus watched by Cupid (pen & brown ink on paper)
3740819 Pan embracing Venus watched by Cupid (pen & brown ink on paper) by Testa, Pietro (Il Lucchesino) (1611-50); 23.2x18.1 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; Italian, out of copyright

Background imageCupid Collection: Archangel Gabriel

Archangel Gabriel

Background imageCupid Collection: Dance of Cupids (Danza degli Amorini), c1622

Dance of Cupids (Danza degli Amorini), c1622. Found in the Collection of Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan

Background imageCupid Collection: O wilt thou be my Valentine? by W. Heath Robinson

O wilt thou be my Valentine? by W. Heath Robinson
Tableau staged by a member of the Stock Exchange as a pleasant surprise on Valentines Day. Man dressed as cupid on grandfather clock Please note

Background imageCupid Collection: Pan & Psyche

Pan & Psyche
Pan is consulted by Psyche concerning her relationship with Cupid

Background imageCupid Collection: Cupid and Psyche. Artist: Picot, Francois-Edouard (1786-1868)

Cupid and Psyche. Artist: Picot, Francois-Edouard (1786-1868)
Cupid and Psyche. Found in the collection of Louvre, Paris

Background imageCupid Collection: Cupids Target, from Les Amours des Dieux, 1758 (oil on canvas)

Cupids Target, from Les Amours des Dieux, 1758 (oil on canvas)
XIR214836 Cupids Target, from Les Amours des Dieux, 1758 (oil on canvas) by Boucher, Francois (1703-70); 268x167 cm; Louvre, Paris, France; French, out of copyright

Background imageCupid Collection: Zodiac with winged male, poss. Cupid / Eros

Zodiac with winged male, poss. Cupid / Eros
Zodiac with winged male, poss. Cupid/Eros. Engraving by J. vander Schley, from Pierre de Hondt, Histoire Naturelle generale et particuliere avec la description du Cabinet du Roy

Background imageCupid Collection: Cinderella running away from the ball

Cinderella running away from the ball as midnight strikes. 20th century

Background imageCupid Collection: Hogarth before After

Hogarth before After
Before A reluctant lady and her seducer

Background imageCupid Collection: Cupid and Psyche, 1817 (oil on canvas)

Cupid and Psyche, 1817 (oil on canvas)
499559 Cupid and Psyche, 1817 (oil on canvas) by David, Jacques Louis (1748-1825); 221x282 (framed) 184.2x241.6 (unframed) cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageCupid Collection: Mars and Venus United by Love, 1570s. Creator: Paolo Veronese

Mars and Venus United by Love, 1570s. Creator: Paolo Veronese
Mars and Venus United by Love, 1570s

Background imageCupid Collection: Painted House, Little Petra, Jordan, Middle East

Painted House, Little Petra, Jordan, Middle East

Background imageCupid Collection: Design for Gilbert and Sullivan, A Dream of Patience

Design for Gilbert and Sullivan, A Dream of Patience
Design by Alice Mary Havers for Gilbert and Sullivan, Savoy Operas, A Dream of Patience. circa 1880s

Background imageCupid Collection: Love and Beauty by Ernest Procter

Love and Beauty by Ernest Procter (1886-1935) as exhibited at the Royal Academy exhibition in 1931. The figures of Venus and Cupid float above London

Background imageCupid Collection: Time Vanquished by Love, Venus and Hope, c. 1645-46 (oil on canvas)

Time Vanquished by Love, Venus and Hope, c. 1645-46 (oil on canvas)
XIR192800 Time Vanquished by Love, Venus and Hope, c.1645-46 (oil on canvas) by Vouet, Simon (1590-1649); 187x142 cm; Musee du Berry, Bourges, France; (add.info.: Le Temps Vaincu par l Amour)

Background imageCupid Collection: Rokeby Venus, also called The Toilet of Venus, Venus and Cupid, Venus at her Mirror, c1647-1651

Rokeby Venus, also called The Toilet of Venus, Venus and Cupid, Venus at her Mirror, c1647-1651. Oil on canvas. Diego Velasquez (1599-1660) Spanish painter

Background imageCupid Collection: Cupid's hunting fields, 1880 (oil on canvas)

Cupid's hunting fields, 1880 (oil on canvas)
930319 Cupid's hunting fields, 1880 (oil on canvas) by Burne-Jones, Edward Coley (1833-98); Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK; Photo © Stefano Baldini

Background imageCupid Collection: The First Whisper of Love, after Bouguereau (w / c on paper)

The First Whisper of Love, after Bouguereau (w / c on paper)
619266 The First Whisper of Love, after Bouguereau (w/c on paper) by Miller, John Douglas (1860-1903); Private Collection; Photo eThe Ms Gallery, London; English, out of copyright

Background imageCupid Collection: Valentines card, involving barometer (chromolitho)

Valentines card, involving barometer (chromolitho)
982479 Valentines card, involving barometer (chromolitho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Valentines card)

Background imageCupid Collection: The Orangerie - or - The Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of Planting, 1796

The Orangerie - or - The Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of Planting, 1796
The Orangerie - or - The Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of Planting, published 1796 (hand-coloured engraving)

Background imageCupid Collection: Psyche, 1901

Psyche, 1901. Found in the collection of National Gallery, Prague

Background imageCupid Collection: Cupid complaining to Venus, c. 1525. Artist: Cranach, Lucas, the Elder (1472-1553)

Cupid complaining to Venus, c. 1525. Artist: Cranach, Lucas, the Elder (1472-1553)
Cupid complaining to Venus, c. 1525. Found in the collection of the National Gallery, London

Background imageCupid Collection: Bystander Royal Wedding Number front cover - George VI

Bystander Royal Wedding Number front cover - George VI
Front cover of The Bystander magazines Royal Wedding Number, celebrating the marriage of Prince Albert of York (the future King George VI) to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on 26 April 1923

Background imageCupid Collection: The Joy Ride Lady by Arthur Anderson & Hartley Carrick

The Joy Ride Lady by Arthur Anderson & Hartley Carrick
Promotional postcard for The Joy Ride Lady adapted by Arthur Anderson and Hartley Carrick from Das Autoliebchen by Jean Kren (Thalia-Theater, Berlin, 16th March 1912); music Jean Gilbert

Background imageCupid Collection: DAPHNE AND APOLLO. Daphne, pursued by Apollo, is transformed into a laurel (bay) tree

DAPHNE AND APOLLO. Daphne, pursued by Apollo, is transformed into a laurel (bay) tree. Line engraving after a late 19th century Gobelin tapestry

Background imageCupid Collection: Golfer and his caddy

Golfer and his caddy
A Golfer and his caddy - characters from Three Little Maids a musical by Paul Rubens - Mr G.P. Huntley in the role of Cheyne and Mr Carroll in the role of Cupid. The show opened in 1902

Background imageCupid Collection: Cherubs in Clouds 18C

Cherubs in Clouds 18C
A trio of cherubs cupids prepare to go hunting with their bows and arrows

Background imageCupid Collection: Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings from the St. Petersburg Album (opaque w/c)

Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings from the St. Petersburg Album (opaque w/c, ink & gold on paper)
7292102 Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings from the St. Petersburg Album (opaque w/c, ink & gold on paper) by Bichitr (fl.c)

Background imageCupid Collection: Omnia Vincit Amor, 1599. Creator: Agostino Carracci

Omnia Vincit Amor, 1599. Creator: Agostino Carracci
Omnia Vincit Amor, 1599

Background imageCupid Collection: Landscape with Psyche outside the Palace of Cupid (The Enchanted Castle), 1664

Landscape with Psyche outside the Palace of Cupid (The Enchanted Castle), 1664. Artist: Lorrain, Claude (1600-1682)
Landscape with Psyche outside the Palace of Cupid (The Enchanted Castle), 1664. Found in the collection of the National Gallery, London



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"Cupid: The Timeless Symbol of Love and Desire" In the realm of Greek gods on Mount Olympus, Cupid reigns supreme as the deity of love and desire. Rooted in ancient Greek mythology, this mischievous cherub has captivated hearts for centuries. Dating back to 1880, Cupid's enchanting presence can be traced through various artistic masterpieces. One such painting is "Primavera" by Sandro Botticelli, where he appears alongside other mythical figures, embodying the essence of springtime romance. Another renowned work featuring Cupid is "An Allegory with Venus and Cupid" by Agnolo Bronzino. This captivating piece showcases his role as a divine matchmaker under the watchful eye of Venus herself. Cupid's influence extends beyond paintings; he also graces Tarot Card 6 - L'Amoureux (The Lover or Lovers), symbolizing passionate connections and choices in matters of the heart. His timeless allure is further immortalized in Alexandre Cabanel's masterpiece "The Birth of Venus, " where Cupid accompanies the goddess as she emerges from the sea, representing love's power to transcend all boundaries. One cannot overlook the iconic tale & Psyche, which narrates their epic love story overcoming trials and tribulations – a testament to enduring devotion against all odds. Even in modern times, we encounter representations unexpectedly. From an archer-shaped toilet sign at Oktoberfest in Munich to architectural details like Sparrowes House or The Ancient House in Ipswich – his image continues to permeate our surroundings. Cupid's charm even finds its way into entertainment venues like Hogarth Actresses Barn or Piccadilly/Eros during the 1950s – reminding us that love knows no bounds when it comes to captivating audiences throughout history. As we delve into these diverse depictions across art forms and cultures alike, one thing remains clear.