A Venise chez Joseph Remondini & Fils. [n.d. c.1790.]
Hand-coloured stipple in oval, rare with small margins. Plate 290 x 241mm. 11½ x 9½". Crease.
Islamic historical scene inside a palace. Saladin who led the Islamic opposition to the Franks and other European Crusaders in the Levant, and a favourite female companion are seated around a table, drinking tea and smoking long pipes; two female figures to background, guitar to left. Associated with Lady Mary Wortley Montague (1689-1762) whose letters home from Constantinople in 1716-1718, where published as a travel book.
See Ref: 17781 for uncoloured
[Ref: 26134] £240.00