[Two Friars of the Order of St Anthony.]
Mezzotint, proof before all letters, 355 x 255mm. 14 x 10". Slightly soiled/stained. Laid on card.
Two bearded friars wearing hooded habits, reading from a book of music held by the nearer; very scarce. Engraved and published by Jonathan Spilsbury (1737 - 1812) after Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640).
Chaloner Smith: undescribed. Information kindly provided by the Lennox-Boyd collection. See BM: 1870,0625.640 for a lettered impression.
[Ref: 10492] £420.00