Cupid’s Hunting Fields

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt ARA (1833-1898)


Oil and gold paint on gesso relief on mahogany panel

30.125 x 39.25 in

Courtesy of the Delaware Art Museum Purchased in memory of Betty Bancroft, 1977

According to the 1881 Art Journal’s review of the Grosvenor Gallery exhibition, “The decorative gem of the collection is the rich golden picture in low relief which Mr. Burne Jones calls ‘Cupid's Hunting Ground’.”

Chicago Art Institute has a later gouche and watercolor version

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  • Chicago Art Institute version