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Plaque - 'Pysche deserted by all is found by Cupid'

'Pysche deserted by all is found by Cupid'

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Edinburgh (made)

  • Date:

    1902 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Traquair, Phoebe Anna, born 1852 - died 1936 (enameller)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    enamel, foil and copper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs H. V. Bartholomew

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

painted enamels over foil on copper, depicting Psyche in despair seated on a hilltop, with Cupid gazing down on her.

Place of Origin

Edinburgh (made)


1902 (made)


Traquair, Phoebe Anna, born 1852 - died 1936 (enameller)

Materials and Techniques

enamel, foil and copper

Marks and inscriptions

the artist's monogram the title and 1902 in gold ; artist's initials and date reapeated
1) Makers's mark; in gold on the front ; repeated on the back


Height: 78 mm, Width: 85 mm

Descriptive line

Plaque, enamels on foil over copper, 'Psyche deserted by all is found by Cupid', by Phoebe Traquair, 1902.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cummings, Elizabeth: Phoebe Anna Traquair 1852 - 1936 (National Galleries of Scotland, 1993)

Production Note

see also M.203-1976 in the series




Ceramics Collection

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