Engraved for the Encyclopedia Londinensis, 1826.
Colour printed stipple with engraving. 180 x 135mm, 7 x 5¾". Watermarked 1824.
Oval portrait of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus (63 BC-AD 14) after Titian. Adopted by Julius Caesar in his will, he triumphed in the civil wars that engulfed Rome and is regarded as the first Roman Emperor. The 'Encyclopedia Londonensis' was published from 1796 to 1829, compiled by John Wilkes, edited by John Jones.
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