Dance of Cupids, 16th century


Anonymous Giftexpand_more  P.84.71.103

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Although no drawing by Raphael survives for this charming composition, the design of the engraving has been traditionally ascribed to him. Raimondi's bold stylistic treatment of this rolicking ring of seven children led by two cupids demonstrates his masterful way of interpreting the buoyancy of the figures' movements.

Dance of Cupids
Artist Life
c. 1475/1480–c.1534
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Catalogue Raisonne
cf.B XIV 217; illus. B.26.217 A & C; D.182 copy B (?)
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