Cover Design for Louis Couperus’ Psyche, Jan Toorop, 1868 - 1928

Cover Design for Louis Couperus’ Psyche, Jan Toorop, 1868 - 1928

paper, h 218mm × w 340mm. More details

This design drawing was made for the cover of Psyche, a Symbolist fairy tale written by Louis Couperus. The lettering is fully integrated into the depiction. Psyche – the Soul – in the form of a nude girl is carried away by Chimera – the Dream – a gigantic, winged white horse.

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