Love and the Maiden
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Hey girl, I know my Mamma be trippin’ cause you my boo and all but I talked to Jupiter and he goin’ to make you a God-for real. 

Love and the Maiden by John Roddam Spencer Stanhope is a Pre-Raphaelite representation of the story of Cupid and Psyche. The painting specifically depicts Cupid waking Psyche from a spell released from a box from the underworld that she was forced to recover for his Mother, Venus. Wow, the things ladies did to make nice with their Mother-in-Laws back in the day.

Stanhope was influenced by notable Pre-Raphaelite Dante Gabriel Rosetti, which may explain the random ladies dancing in the background. Was dancing in the woods a thing back then?  They certainly painted it a lot. Stanhope was also influenced by the Aesthetic Movement which emphasized the importance of art for arts sake (sans the politics and stuff). I guess you could use that kind of rationale to justify painting a winged dude with a curly bowl cut in an off-the-shoulder micro-mini number

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Love and the Maiden is a tempera on canvas by English Pre-Raphaelite artist John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, executed in 1877 and currently housed at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.


Known as one of the "second-generation" of Pre-Raphaelites, Stanhope was among Dante Gabriel Rossetti's mural-painting party at the Oxford Union in 1857, together with Arthur Hughes, John Hungerford Pollen, Valentine Prinsep, Ned Burne-Jones and William Morris (nicknamed Topsy). He was a founder member of the Hogarth Club, a direct descendant of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

This painting is considered one of Stanhope's best, and represents two radically different artistic phases of his life. Although he began as fervently Pre-Raphaelite in outlook, Stanhope was deeply attracted by the Aesthetic movement during the 1860s. Love and the Maiden is a succinct mingling of these two equally formative phases in his career. Its presence in the 1877 exhibition at the Grosvenor GalleryAestheticism's most famous exposé — demonstrates his adherence to the latter movement, whereas the painting's similarity to the work of Edward Burne-Jones and Dante Gabriel Rossetti - the group of dancing women in the background are similar to those portrayed by Rossetti in The Bower Meadow (1871–72) - betray Stanhope's Pre-Raphaelite background.

During his time in Oxford in 1857, Stanhope wrote that he spent most days painting with Burne-Jones; possibly as a result of this, a great deal of Burne-Jones' influence can be seen in his work - although it could be argued that Burne-Jones also drew ideas from Stanhope's work. The androgynous physiques, Grecian-style draperies and facial expressions depicted in Love and the Maiden are classic Burne-Jones hallmarks, even though the facial similarities probably also arose from use of the same models.

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