Scenic wallpaper fragment An Offering to Psyche from the cycle of Psyché et Cupidon, inspired by Jean de La Fontaine’s (1621-1695) novel, Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon (1669) - 2003.104.3_1

2003.104.3_1

Scenic wallpaper fragment An Offering to Psyche from the cycle of Psyché et Cupidon, inspired by Jean de La Fontaine’s (1621-1695) novel, Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon (1669)

Maker: Composition designed by Louis Lafitte (French, 1770-1828) and Marie Joseph Blondel (French, 1781-1853), Wallpaper edition designed by Xavier Mader (French, 1789-1830) for (Joseph) Dufour et Cie. (French, active 1801-1865)
Medium:Block-printed in grisaille on paper mounted on board
Geography: Paris, French
Date: Issued in 1816 or later
Dimensions:
164 x 160.3 x 1.1 cm
Object number: 2003.104.3
Credit Line: Given in memory of John M. Lyle, Gift of Norah L. Harris
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