Framed etching with aquatint and engraving. Signed in pencil. Plate 178 x 95mm. 7 x 3¾".
The oracle represented as a fountain admired by a beautiful and serene nude woman. Nathaniel Sparks R.E. (1880-1956) won a scholarship to the Bristol College of Art and Science at the age of 10. His allegorical nudes and such subject matter are relatively rare today.
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