Hiram King of Tyre, sends Presents to King Solomon.
Publish'd Mar: 1st. 1790 by John & Josiah Boydell, No. 90, Cheapside London.
Mezzotint, scarce open letter proof, 480 x 605mm. 19 x 23¾". A fine impression, with full large margins.
Solomon, king of Israel, sitting outside his temple to left, with the King of Tyre Hiram's gifts and pieces of masonry about him. The younger man of the two behind him gestures to right towards Hiram, who arrives on shore with two pages carrying his train, and points towards a bowl which another page brings. Set in a classical landscape. After Jacob Joseph Eeckhout (1793 - 1861).
Chaloner Smith: undescribed. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 14837] £550.00