By Library Assistant Nina Mamikunian
Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at the Clark! We love all of you book lovers, and to show our appreciation, here are a few of my favorites from Cupid and Psyche, wood engravings by William Morris from 1881.
Admirers of the beautiful Psyche neglect their worship of Venus. Offended, Venus commissions Cupid to enact her revenge.
Upon finding her, Cupid falls deeply in love:
Morris engraved these images for a proposed edition of The Earthly Paradise.