A Cupid by François Boucher

He is lying among clouds, his head to the left, both arms raised.

Details

Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
22 x 24 cm
Acquired in:
1946
Vendor:
Frere Cholmeley

It appears to be the study for a design engraved by Lepicie under the title of L'Amour Moissoneur, though the position of the arms is different.

Provenance

From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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