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Love - The Ruler
  • Richard Austin Artlett, artist
    1807–1873
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel
    1804–1861
    born: Pulsnitz, Germany ; active: Germany, Italy
  • Love - The Ruler, early-mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • steel engraving
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 170 x 218 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 266 x 342 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 6 11/16 x 8 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 13 7/16 in
  • Transfer from English Department, Collection of Charles Graham Dunlap
  • Not on display
  • 1990.0150
Description

Cupid with empty quiver rides a lion by holding onto its ears.