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Jacques Louis David, Cupid and Psyche, 1817, oil on canvas, 184.2 x 241.6 cm, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

Eros (Greek) or Cupid (Roman) is a god of love.  The son of Aphrodite/Venus and Ares/Mars, he shoots arrows to make people fall in love.  

He is an incredibly popular figure in art, typically symbolically representing an amorous or romantic scene.  He can sometimes appear blindfolded, representing sin.  He can also be shown with his lover, Psyche.