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The Education of Cupid
  • Benedetto Luti
    1666–1724
    born: Florence, Italy ; died: Rome, Italy
  • The Education of Cupid
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 60.6 x 74.6 cm
    Canvas/Support: 23 7/8 x 29 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: National Endowment for the Arts and Mr. and Mrs. Francisco Drohojowski
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0006
Description
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Figures in a landscape. Mythological scene; three figures in the foreground. Woman with bare chest has her proper right hand on a winged child (identified as Cupid) who points at text in a book being held by a nude man in a winged cap. There is two trees and foliage to the left and trees and hills in the background in the top right quadrant.