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The birth and triumph of Cupid

1795
Engraved by Peltro William Tomkins (English, 1759–1840), After Elizabeth, Princess of England (English, 1770–1840)


Place of Publication: London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 39 x 1.8 cm (10 1/4 x 15 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1951

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 27 stipple engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: Tomkins, 1795) Oblong folio; 27 leaves; contemporary half black morocco, marbled paper boards.

Depictions of different phases of Cupid’s life


London: Tomkins, 1795

Provenance

Acquired in 1905 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent