Perrault, Leon B. (illustrator).
Boston. Perry Mason & Co., 1893.
Color lithograph print, 10 x 14 inches on sheet 11 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches, centerfold, text on verso. Light brown spots to margins, multiple 1/4 inch tears to bottom margin plus three 1 inch repaired tears to top margin and center, some creasing along edges. Image is richly colored and attractive, ready to frame in decorative 16 x 20 inch matting. A striking image of a cupid in a woodland scene, surrounded by birds and flowers. Wonderful Valentine or birthday gift. Published in The Youth's Companion World Fair Number in 1893. The caption states that the original 1891 painting by Perrault was exhibited at the World's Fair in Chicago in the Mellin's Food Exhibit, in the Department of Liberal Arts. Item #56368