Artist Thomas Burke, English, 1749-1815
Artist after Angelica Kauffmann, Swiss, 1741-1807
  • Cupid Binding Aglaia to a Laurel
Date between 1749 and 1815
Medium engraving printed in color ink on chine collé
Dimensions Plate: 13 1/8 × 14 1/2 inches (33.3 × 36.8 cm)
Sheet: 17 3/8 × 18 5/8 inches (44.1 × 47.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 59.76
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in red, verso: DIA
Stamp in purple, verso: K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Angelica Kauffman Pinx.
Inscribed, lower right: Thos: Burke Fecit
Inscribed, center lower margin: Cupid binding Aglaia to a LAUREL. | Metastasio, Vol: 7. | From the Original-Picture, in the Possession of Geoe" Bowles, Esqr: | Publish'd Novr" 21st: 1784, by T. Burke, No: 3, Barton Street, Westminster.
John S. Newberry;
1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)