Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Jean-Antoine Houdon
    born: Versailles, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Cupid, late 1700s–early 1800s
  • Where object was made: Unknown country
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 70.5 x 30.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 27 3/4 x 12 in
  • Gift of Swannie Smith Zink
  • Not on display
  • 1962.0010

Bronze cupid with pedestal. Cupid balances on proper right leg with left leg extended behind. Holds a bow in proper left hand and has right arm bent as though the figure is pulling the string of the bow. Two birds under extended left leg.