Filial Piety.Cimon, condemned to famish in Prison is privately suckled by his Daughter Pero. The Judges, in order to transmit to Posterity their approbation of so rare an example of filial piety, pardon'd the Father for the Daughters Virtue.
London, Published 26th March, 1790, by Geo:Keating, No 18 Warwick Street, Golden Square,
Mezzotint. 440 x 540mm (17¼ x 21¼"). Rubbed
A story told by Roman historian Valerius Maximus (c.AD 50). Rubens also painted the same scene.
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