The Genius of Literature presenting her Pupils to Minerva.
London, Published as the Act directs Dec. 2nd. 1797 by J. Wilkes.
Stipple in brown ink, sheet 260 x 200mm. 10¼ x 8". Trimmed to plate.
An allegory of literature: Minerva standing at left, gesturing towards a couple approaching with linked arms at right; an angel on a cloud between them taking the man's hand and pointing up towards a sun inscribed 'Literature', emblazoned with aids to learning and cherub heads. After Daniel Dodd (1761 - 1780; fl.), from an unidentified publication.
From the Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 18232] £120.00