November. Chiron as Sagittarius teaching Achilles the use of the Bow.
Pub. Jan.y 1809 by R.Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts, No 101, Strand, London.
Stipple on paper watermarked "J.Whatman 1808". Sheet 200 x 260mm, 8 x 10¼". Trimmed within plate, left corners torn.
An allegorical image of the zodiac sign Sagittarius. The infant Achilles being taught archery by the centaur Chiron. Behind them the goddess Artemis also fires a bow.
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