Anna Lea Merritt's depiction of Cupid, the god of love, is shown here trying to force open the door of a mausoleum, a tomb.
Anna Lea Merritt
Love Locked Out
115.6 x 64.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil on canvas 115.6 x 64.1 cm ® Tate, London
English painter, Muralist and printmaker of American birth. Anna Lea Merrett is best known for her Victorian portraits, allegorical and religious paintings, landscapes and floral scenes. She was successful in spite of the difficulties that she encountered as a professional woman artist working in Victorian England.