Posts Tagged ‘Cupid’


The Child-Like Figure of Cupid (the Ancient Roman God of Desire) Clutching a Lyre Stands Atop the Cast-Iron Drinking Fountain on the West Brookfield Town Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 11, 2017)

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An Example of a Putto (a Chubby Male Child Usually Naked and Winged) Representing Either a Cherub or (More Likely in This Case) Cupid Carrying a Bunch of Large Grapes on His Shoulder in a Front Yard Garden on Pleasant Street in Spencer, MA

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Although It Could Be Easily Mistaken for a Cherub With a Pained Expression, This Statue Found Next to a Gravesite at Mount Vernon Cemetery in West Boylston Can Be Identified as Cupid Because of His Signature Quiver of Arrows


The Child-Like Figure of Cupid (the Ancient Roman God of Desire) Clutching a Lyre Stands Atop the Cast-Iron Drinking Fountain on the West Brookfield Town Common

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A Surprisingly Anatomically Correct Depiction of Cupid, the Roman God of Love and Desire, Seen (Without His Signature Bow and Arrows) on a Large Black Cast Iron Planter Along the Side of Main Street in Southbridge, MA