her for the most desirable male. Balch, "From Endymion in Roman Domus to Jonah in Christian Catacombs: From Houses of the Living to Houses for the Dead. 22 The engraving in turn had been taken from Bartholomaeus Spranger 's 1585 drawing of the same title, considered a " locus classicus of Dutch Mannerism " and discussed by Karel Van Mander for its exemplary composition involving numerous figures. Folklore and children's literature edit Pan and Psyche (1872-74) by Edward Burne-Jones Bruno Bettelheim notes in The Uses of Enchantment that the 18th-century fairy tale Beauty and the Beast is a version of Cupid and Psyche. Raine, Blake and Tradition, vol. 81 The special interest in the wedding as a subject in Northern dating sivustoja evow Mannerism seems to spring from a large engraving of 1587 by Hendrik Goltzius in Haarlem of a drawing by Bartholomeus Spranger (now Rijksmuseum ) that Karel van Mander had brought back from Prague. By the 6th-century mythographer Fulgentius ; Joel. When Cupid starts to obey his mother's command, he brings some of both to a sleeping Psyche, but places only the bitter water on Psyche's lips. He is often depicted with his mother (in graphic arts, this is nearly always Venus playing a horn.
55 In the Aeneid, the national epic of Rome by the poet Vergil, Cupid disguises himself as Iulus, the son of Aeneas who was in turn the son of Venus herself, and in this form he beguiles Queen Dido of Carthage to fall in love. 46 Other literary adaptations include The Robber Bridegroom (1942 a novella by Eudora Welty ; Till We Have Faces (1956 a version.S. 69 Some extant examples suggest that in antiquity Cupid and Psyche could have a religious or mystical meaning. Smith, The Victorian Nude,. It concerns the overcoming of obstacles to the love between Psyche Soul" or "Breath of Life and Cupid, and their ultimate union in marriage. Schmeling (Barkhuis, 2006) External links edit Tales Similar to Beauty and the Beast (Texts of Cupid and Psyche and similar monster or beast as bridegroom tales, mostly of AT-425C form, with hyperlinked commentary). 315 (University of California Press, 2003. A fresco cycle for Hill Hall, Essex, was modeled indirectly after that of the Villa Farnesina around 1570, 37 and Thomas Heywood 's masque Love's Mistress dramatized the tale to celebrate the wedding of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, who later had her withdrawing chamber. Nudity was feigned by flesh-colored bodystockings that negotiated standards of realism, good taste, and morality. "Beauty and the Beast" (PDF). 36 Thomas Taylor published an influential translation of Cupid and Psyche in 1795, several years before his complete Metamorphoses. 60; Susan Maxwell, The Court Art of Friedrich Sustris: Patronage in Late Renaissance Bavaria (Ashgate, 2011.