European Art
Artist, attributed to: Pierre Courteys, French, Limoges, ca. 1520–ca. 1586

The Legend of Cupid and Psyche: An Old Woman Tells Psyche’s Story; and Psyche and her Attendants

ca. 1560

Painted enamel

9 x 12 cm (3 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896 Fund
1960.37a-b
Culture: 
French, Limoges
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

M. H. Drey Limited, London (as Pierre Courtois, "Toilet of Psyche" and "Old woman recounting to another the story of Psyche" based on engravings by Michiel van Coxie (1499-1592).

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