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Amor (Cupid)
  • Max Klinger
    born: Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony (present-day Germany) ; died: Großjena, Weimar Republic (present-day Germany)
  • Amor (Cupid), 1881
  • Ein Handschuh (Paraphrase on the Finding of a Glove)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 142 x 267 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 316 x 481 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 5 9/16 x 10 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 7/16 x 18 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0001.10

The glove is lying on a table under a rose branch, cupid is sitting to the left and his bow and quiver with three arrows also sitting on the table.