Francisque-Edouard Bertier (French, 1842–1925)

  • £1,950.00

Francisque-Edouard Bertier (French, 1842–1925)

Psyche and Cupid

Oil on Canvas

  • Signed and dated '1898' lower right center.
  • There are 3 paintings by this artist in the British National Art Collection.
  • Painting - 103cm x 74cm
  • Frame - 120cm x 92cm 


A very fine oil painting on canvas depicting Psyche and Cupid in a winter landscape by Francisque-Edouard Bertier.  Cupid sucking a finger presumably where he has been pricked with his own arrow.  Signed and dated lower right center.  


In very fine condition.  Professionally lined and conserved in the late 20th century.  Clean, most attractive, well framed and ready to hang.  The frame with wear and minor imperfections.

Artist Information

Francisque Edouard Bertier was a French artist, born in Paris, and educated in the studios of Cabanel. After achieving success in Paris, he visited America, and opened a studio in New York, where he painted many portraits and genre subjects, and where his home was the centre of a refined social circle. he died upon his return to France.