Cupid and Gamymede.From Prior. [...] From the Original Picture, in the possession of Geo.e Bowles, Esq.r.
Publish'd Jan.y 1st 1784 by Tho.s Burke, Kemp's Row Chelsea.
Stipple and etching with large margins. 410 x 310mm (16 x 12¼").
Cupid, crying with his face in his hands, complains to his mother Venus that Ganymede has cheated him out of his arrows with false dice. Ganymede, holding the arrows, protests his innocence. An illustration to the poem 'Cupid And Ganymede' by Matthew Prior (1664-1721).
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