Engraved for the Encyclopedia Londinensis, 1826.
Colour printed stipple with engraving. 180 x 135mm, 7 x 5¾". Watermarked 1824.
Oval portrait of Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus (42 BC-AD 37) after Titian. Step-son, son-in-law & adopted son of Augustus, he became emperor but retired to Capri, leaving Rome under the control of his trusted but unscrupulous lieutenants, Sejanus and Macro. The 'Encyclopedia Londonensis' was published from 1796 to 1829, compiled by John Wilkes, edited by John Jones.
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