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Zephyr and Psyche
  • Jean Alaux
    1786–1864
    born: Bordeaux, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Zephyr and Psyche, 1819
  • Where object was made: France
  • graphite, heightening on paper
  • Paper Type: tan paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19.1 x 13.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0002
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Nude-winged, bearded man (identified as Zephyr) carrying off a limp-bodied woman (identified as Psyche) in a draped garment.