son of Venus and Mars, he is the god of love. In the pictorial and sculptural representations he is represented as a blindfolded child or young man (because love is blind), with a bow and arrows; more rarely with flowers or a lyre or with a burning face that blazed in one of his hands. In the Hellenistic period her figure became softer, more feminine, more and more infantile, until she was represented as a winged putto. The birth of the myth of Cupid and Psyche also dates back to this period.
In the opera, Cupid's wings unfold in a baroque curtain, which opens the scene to the theater of love, shooting an arrow to the ground that creates an earthquake of passion.