Cupid and Psicah.
Sold by J. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street. [n.d., c. 1680.]
Mezzotint. Collector's stamp on reverse, 'B.K.'. Very rare. Sheet size: 300 x 215mm (11¾ x 8½"). Trimmed inside plate.
Psyche, nude and asleep on a rock, with an opened casket beside her; behind her, Cupid, winged and nude, gazes down at her; bottom right, thistles; in the background, trees.
Ex collection of Christopher Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 36889] £260.00