Psyche's glimpse Picture

Entrance for Madi's Mythology contest, Gel pen and Watercolor pencil on Watercolor paper.

Psyche, Greek princess, was considered by many to be a second Venus, Goddess of love and beauty. Venus was enraged and sent her son, Cupid, to make her reject all suitors, with an arrow made of scorn. But Cupid pricked himself with an arrow of love, and Venus allowed them to marry, with the condition that she could never see his face.. Psyche’s sisters lied and said a priestess had told them her husband was a demon who only wanted children, so Psyche took a knife and went to his bed. As she raised her lantern, she pricked herself on a love arrow from his quiver, and seeing his sleeping face, fell in love herself.
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