[A landscape.] N.2From an Original Picture of Annibale Caracci In the collection of John Pitt Esqr. To whom this Plate is Inscribed by his Obliged Humble Servt. William Woollett.
Sold in Green Street Leicester Fields, London.
Etching, 405 x 555mm. 16 x 21¾". Trimmed inside the platemark.
In the centre in the distance is a town, with a river running around it; to left a wooded hill with a figure seen from behind leaning forward drinking from a waterfall. Further down the hill, two men on a bridge; to right, a distraught woman lying on the ground, her wrist being held by a man standing to left. These two are said by Fagan to be the Old Testament figures Judah and Tamar. After Annibale Carracci (1560 - 1609). Numbered 'No.2' lower right.
Fagan: 50, VI.
[Ref: 14190] £220.00