Cupid and Psyche
- Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
- probably modeled ca. 1893
- H. 30 in. (76.2 cm.); W. 24 in. (61 cm.); L. 48 in. (121.9 cm.)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Thomas F. Ryan, 1910
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The tale of Cupid and Psyche from The Golden Ass by the Latin author Lucius Apuleius provided Rodin with a number of subjects. This one, illustrating the moment of Psyche's abandonment by Cupid owing to the machinations of Venus, was acquired in 1893 by the American collector Charles T. Yerkes.