Cupid and PsycheUploader: Doull 4 month ago Subscribe 8
Other paintings focused on the emotion of the characters. Finally, they consulted the oracle of Apollo who revealed Psyche's destiny. The setting here is clearly a bedroom within Psyche's palace. After learning of what had transpired, Venus set out to make Psyche suffer. These praises were once only bestowed upon the immortals — in particular, Venus, the goddess of love grew quite envious. Normally Cupid was shown as a beautiful young man, but David depicted him as a grinning adolescent who seems proud of his recent conquest.