Derby Biscuit Group
Derby biscuit group of Two
Virgins Awakening Cupid, modelled as two maidens
standing in front of Cupid who is asleep against a grassy mound.
Marks: incised N195 and JW N
Ht: 31 cm
This is inspired by a stipple engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi after a painting by Angelica Kauffmann.
The significance of the incised JW (or IW) is not known. The modelling has traditionally been ascribed to Pierre Stephan.