OLD MASTER PAINTINGS

Cupid and Psyche

Artist: Guillaume Seignac (French, 1870-1924)

Title: Cupid and Psyche

Signed 'G. Seignac' (lower left)

Medium: oil on canvas

Size: 31¾ x 39½ in. (80.6 x 100.3 cm.)

Guillaume Seignac was a student of

William Bouguereau

, Tony Robert Fleury and Gabriel Ferrier. The artist exhibited often at the Paris Salon, where he won an honorable mention award in 1900 and a third class medal in 1903. Seignac's was greatly influenced by his teachers, particularly Bouguereau, which is evident on his choice of subject matter.

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