Bouguereau Cupid and Psyche Ceramic Flower Vase 7.75H -
Ceramic flower vase with Bouguereau's L'Amour et Psyche, enfants (1890) painting. Cupid and Psyche as young children appear to be in love on the front of this flower vase. Cupid kisses Psyche on her cheek as she demurely looks down. It is a charming romantic scene veiled in ancient Greek mythology. This flower vase is suitable for a small flower arrangement on a table. Illustration appears at front and solid white at back.
- Measures: 7 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in W x 2 3/4 in D.
- Weighs 15 oz.
- Part of the Parastone Museum Gift Collection. (PN VAM09BO).
- Four-color printing of a masterpiece painting.
- Comes with a color description card.
W. A. Bouguereau (1825-1905): William Bouguereau was born in La Rochelle, France. Although destined to work in the family's wine and olive oil business, his artistic talent came to light early on. One of his father's clients convinced the latter to send him to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux. He subsequently continued his studies at the Academie Julian in Paris. Bouguereau worked in the academic tradition of naturalist genre paintings and during his lifetime his depictions of mythological themes were very popular. Many saw him as the greatest artist of his era.
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