Cum Privilegio Regis [n.d. c.1710.]
Engraving, unfinished proof, only half the inscription. 185 x 202mm. 7¼ x 8". Cut.
Ariadne, bear-breatesed, lies collapsed having been left on the island of Naxos, deserted by her lover Theseus, whose ship sails away to the far left. She is discovered by Bacchus, leading a procession of revelers. Copy of plate 5 from "Pierres Antiques Gravées Tirées des Principaux Cabinets de la France".
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