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Image number
XOS4071427
Title
Seated Cupid, 1757 (marble)
Artist
Falconet, Etienne-Maurice (1716-91) / French
Location
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Medium
marble
Date
1757 (C18th)
Description
Also known as 'l’amour menaçant' ‘menacing love’, Cupid’s gesture invokes us to secrecy. The statue was made for Madame de Pompadour.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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