Etching with engraving, scarce. Plate 178 x 115mm. 7 x 4½". Large margins.
Three naked winged children surrounding a target on clouds, one blowing a horn, another holding two torches and the third holding a bow. Archery interest. Illustration to 'The Woodman' by Bate Dudley (London 1791). Henry Bate Dudley was the author of the libretto of the comic opera 'The Woodman', composed by William Shield.
De Vesme: 1875; ii/iii.
[Ref: 20480] £260.00