Jean Pierre Saint-Ours (Switzerland, Geneva 1752-1809), The Reunion of Cupid and Psyche, circa 1789-1792, The Ciechanowiecki Collection, Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2000.179.30) #lacma #valentinesday
Zephyr carried her to a flowery valley Cupid and Psyche “Myths and Enchantment Tales” stories and illustrations by Margaret Evans Price. 1940 Rand McNally and Co. edition taken from “A Child’s Book of Myths,” copyright 1924, and “Enchantment Tales for Children,” copyright 1926.
PSYKHE (Psyche) Roman : goddess of the soul; wife of Eros ( God of Love) She represents the butterfly & metamorphosis. Eros hid his true identity and told Psykhe she must never gaze upon his face. Her jealous sisters, however, tricked her into disobeying and the angry god forsook her. Psykhe searched the world for her lost love and through time found him --Flora Borsi