The Sacrifice to Love.
Stipple with large margins, printed in brown. 175 x 120mm, 7 x 4¾".
A classical scene, with a woman presentign a garland of flowers to a winged Cupid, who is seated on the smoke from a brazier. It was published in 'The Cabinet of Genius: containing frontispieces and characters adapted to the most popular poems', a colection of 95 stipples engraved by Charles Taylor and John Ogborne mostly after designs by Samuel Shelley and Robert Smirke.
[Ref: 24688] £65.00