The Judgment of Paris.Jun: But to bestow it on that Trapes It mads me. - Min: hang him Jackanapes.
Pub. accor. to Act by [...] Aug 1st 1771.
Coloured etching, rare. 175 x 210mm, 7 x 8¼".
Paris, a peasant holding a crook, with the three hag-like goddesses. He hands his apple to Venus, who has Cupid hiding behind her skirts; Minerva rushes toward them brandishing a bottle; and Juno walks away, wearing a grenadier's uniform, scowling. Paris's dog chases a peacock and owl.
BM Satire 4920; for uncoloured impression see ref. 1046.
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