Derby Biscuit Group
Derby biscuit figure group of Two Graces awakening cupid
A 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.