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Erato, Muse of Lyrical Poetry

Erato, Muse of Lyrical Poetry

1800

Charles Meynier

(French, 1768–1832)

Oil on canvas

Overall: 273 x 176 cm (107 1/2 x 69 5/16 in.)

Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2003.6.2

Description

Erato, the muse of lyric and erotic poetry, is often depicted with a golden arrow received from Eros or Cupid, a sign of the emotion that inspires her.

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