The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Love the conqueror

In "Love the conqueror," a painting by Jean Leon Gerome, Cupid stands amidst members of the "big cat" family: lions, tigers, a leopard, and jaguar. A black panther licks Cupid's feet. The painting is symbolic of men giving up their power for love.


21.3 x 36.8 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (June 27, 1937), p. 12

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  • Harding, George F., 1868-1939


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