The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sleeping Cupid
  • Attributed to Barthélemy Prieur (c. 1536 - 1611)
  • Sleeping Cupid
  • France
  • c. 1600
  • Figure
  • Brassy copper alloy, lost-wax cast. Cast in one piece. Ebonised wood (plinth).
  • Length: 12.4 cm
  • S134
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Baur; acquired from him by the comte de Nieuwerkerke in November 1866; acquired by Sir Richard Wallace in 1871.