The story of Cupid and Psyche: Psyche tells her sisters the identity of her husband: they confidently leap off the mountain, but the wind does not save them and they are dashed to pieces on the rocks. Engraving by the Master of the Die, 15--, after M. Coxie, 153-.
- Coxcie, Michel, 1499-1592.
- [between 1500 and 1599]
About this work
Both the lettering on this engraving and the text of Apuleius say that the bodies of the sisters were eaten by wild beasts, but the artist forbears to show that part of the narrative (as he avoids also the bodies being dashed to pieces)
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