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education of Cupid or, Mercury instructing Cupid in the presence of Venus; the famous painting of Antonio Allegri da Correggio rescued after three centuries of obscurity by Jesse Landon

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Published by J. Landon in Watford, Eng .
Written in English


  • Correggio, 1489?-1534.,
  • Cupid (Roman deity) -- Art.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Jesse Landon; full description, with colour plates and other illustrations.
LC ClassificationsND623.C7 L3
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 196 p.
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6461070M
LC Control Number43044125

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From Book 1: You live in a spinning tube of metal. Ash-mixed whips of air rise to Center Sky. Looking up, you think you see the soft green fields through the filth. The white lattice of wealth sprawled along the verdant curve of Bright Side. Families and love live there. The seats of power. But for you that place is a dream—you live in Cupid. Correggio's Education of Cupid Hardcover – January 1, by Jesse Landon (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $ Author: Jesse Landon. Imagery of book learning has dominated the iconography of childhood schooling since the middle ages. For Cupid, however, at least one Renaissance proposal construed his curricular needs with an eye to the quadrivium. Cupid, according to this diagnosis, needs order, proportion, symmetry. Cupid is the son of Venus and the god of Love; in Latin he is called Amor, and in Greek, Eros. He is usually shown as a winged child. His attributes are a bow, arrow and quiver. Those hit by his arrows become lovers. He often does not play an active part when pictorially represented, but is included to signify the importance of love to the major narrative shown.

The Education of Cupid about. Oil on canvas, x 91,5 cm National Gallery, London: This is one of the six erotic paintings on mythological themes made by Correggio for Federico II Gonzaga, Lord of Mantua. Correggio's artistic formation was unusually dependent on his geographical origins. Cupid, ancient Roman god of love in all its varieties, the counterpart of the Greek god Eros and the equivalent of Amor in Latin poetry. According to myth, Cupid was the son of Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods, and Venus, the goddess of often appeared as a winged infant carrying a bow and a quiver of arrows whose wounds inspired love or passion in his every victim. Official online store for the Wallace Collection, a national museum housing paintings, decorative arts and a world-class armoury situated in Marylebone, London. Discover exclusive product ranges, collaboration projects, gifts and souvenirs online with UK and International Shipping. Cupid book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the story of Cupid--the god responsible for heartache, sleepless nig /5().

  This is a great book, in fact, its my favorite book. It is told with a tone of a southern story teller about my Favorite mythology love story of Cupid and Psyche. this book is unique and a great read by one of my favorite authors. Shipping was quick and I was very s: In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupīdō [kʊˈpiːdoː], meaning "passionate desire") is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus and the god of war is also known in Latin as Amor ("Love"). His Greek counterpart is Eros. Although Eros is generally portrayed as a slender winged youth in Classical Greek art. A young family enjoys a tender moment in a leafy glade. Venus, goddess of love, holds her son Cupid’s bow as his father Mercury, god of wisdom, teaches him to read. Mercury looks down fondly at his child but Venus gazes dreamily towards us and smiles. Unusually, Venus is shown with wings. The. Home / Education / The Death of Cupid + MP3 "Intimacy" by Nachum Braverman. Ditch the happy ever after fallacy and learn what it really takes to sustain a committed marriage with your own prince or princess charming. Download “Intimacy” MP3. the-death-of-cupid-Book.