The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche

1797
James Gillray (English, 1757–1815)


Accession Number

1990.619

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint with hand-coloring

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate in green border, l. l.: J. G. y fec. t from 1/y Antique; Inscribed in plate in green border, center: The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche; Inscribed in plate in green border l. r.: Pub d May 3d 1797 by H. Humphrey 27 St. James Street.

Provenance

By descent in the family of Emily T. Vermeule; Emily T. and Cornelius C. Vermeule (Boston); thier gift to MFA, December 12, 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Townsend and Cornelius C. Vermeule in memory of Miss Suzanne E. Chapman