August.Augustus Drawn by Virgo.
Pub Novr. 20, 1807, by R. Ackermann, at his Repository of Arts 101 Strand London [but c.1815].
Hand-coloured stipple and etching, reissue on Whatman paper, partly printed in colour. 195 x 245mm, 7¾ x 9¾". Some spotting; margins grubby and stained. Uncut.
Rome's first emperor Augustus holding a statuette and seated in a carriage drawn by Virgo, represented by a winged nymph and putto holding sickle and grain. Very faint price upper right. After Edward Francis Burney (1760 - 1848), from a series of allegories of the months.
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