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Cupid, floating on a cloud, is seated on a basket of flowers; representing the season spring. Stipple engraving by P.W. Tomkins, 1797, after W. Hamilton.

  • Hamilton, William, 1751-1801.
Date
[1797]
Reference
3043721i
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Description

Among other attributes of Cupid and spring are a shepherd's crook and pipe, a tambourine, the torch burning the fire of love, and a pair of cooing doves. Cupid wears a quiver of arrows over his shoulder. They represent the poem 'Spring' (1726), in 'The seasons' by James Thomson

Publication/Creation

[London], [1797]

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving ; image 16 x 15.5 cm

Lettering

Spring.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3043721i

Languages

  • English


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