To guard the willing Captive he has made, Love seeks from Sculpture no inglorious aid; And fondly binds her Gems expressive charm, A graceful Amulet! on Beauty's arm. Hayley.
London Published as the Act directs May 30. 1792, by N. Marchant No.57 New Bond Street.
Etching with engraving. 285 x 222mm. 11¼ x 8¾". Surface scratching.
Cupid standing on the right, putting a bracelet on Psyche's arm. Illustration to "A Catalogue of One Hundred Impressions from Gems, Engraved by Nathaniel Marchant," by James Edwards (London: 1792).
De Vesme: 2369; iv/iv. See 20471 & 20473 for earlier states.
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