Marriage of Cupid and Psyche – Pompeo Batoni

Marriage of Cupid and Psyche   Pompeo Batoni

Painting of the Italian artist Pompeo Batoni “Marriage of Cupid and Psyche”. The size of the painting is 183 x 118 cm, canvas, oil. Cupid, in Roman mythology the deity of love. Corresponds to the Greek Eroth. Psyche, in Greek mythology the personification of the human soul; was portrayed in the image of a butterfly or a girl.

Love Psyche and Cupid – a widespread story in literature, sculpture, fine arts. The ancient ancient sculpture “Cupid and Psyche” is known, which is a Roman marble copy from the Greek original of the 1st half of the 2nd century BC, is kept in the Capitoline Museum in Rome.

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