Le Jugement De Paris.Grave d'apres le Tableau Original, qui est au Cabinet de M. le Comte de Cuypers et de Rymenam, a Brusselles.
Mezzotint printed in sanguine, sheet 305 x 390mm. 12 x 15¼". Trimmed. Vertical crease through plate. Stained/soiled.
Paris was the son of Priam, king of Troy, and appears in a number of Greek legends. He awards the Apple of Discord to the goddess Aphrodite, choosing her as winner in a contest of beauty also involving Hera and Athena. By Richard Brookshaw (1736 - c. 1804), mezzotinter and draughtsman. He worked in London, Paris (from 1773), Brussels and Amsterdam (1779).
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