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The Wedding Banquet of Cupid and Psyche
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The Wedding Banquet of Cupid and Psyche


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description In the clouds above Mount Olympus, the gods celebrate the marriage of the winged God of Love to Psyche, who is seated to the right. Jupiter, in the center, holds a thunderbolt, and three winged Horae scatter flowers over the assembled guests.
Exhibitions
  • Metropolitan Museum, New York, 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 1914.
  • Artful Dining: The Exhibition. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1994.
  • Déjà Vu? The Repeating Image in Renaissance and Baroque Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007-2008.
Provenance Fountaine (?); Martin Hecksher, Stockholm, Vienna [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Christie's, London, May 4-6, 1898, lot 296; J. and S. Goldschmidt, Frankfurt am Main, May 4, 1898, by purchase; John Pierpont Morgan, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co., New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1919, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1919

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Period
1555-1585 (Renaissance)
Medium
painted enamel on copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.201
Measurements
H: 20 1/2 x W: 15 3/8 in. (52 x 39 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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