An old painting of Cupid and Psyche. Size - 40 X 55 cm. / 55 X 70 cm. On the canvas of the Danish painter August Frederick Karl L'Orange, a bust portrait of Cupid and Psyche is painted.
Fans of classical painting are well aware of the painting "Cupid and Psyche" (L'Amour et Psyche, enfants) by William Bouguereau William Bouguereau (1825-1905). At Christie’s auction in 1999, a private collector bought it for $ 1,760,000.
The intrigue lies in the fact that the painting by William Bouguereau was written in 1890. Both figures are depicted in full growth. The canvas by August L'Orange, according to the signature, is dated 1865. How this happened remains a mystery, because L'Orange passed away 15 years before the creation of the famous painting by Bouguereau ... The picturesque painting "Cupid and Psyche" will become the pearl of your collection.