Telemachus explains the questions of Minos.
Publish'd by G. Kearsly, No.46 Fleet Street. [n.d. c.1777.]
Etching and engraving, large margins. Plate 240 x 178mm. 9½ x 7".
Telemachus, standing at right, addresses Minos, a bearded man who sits on the left with other men, and holds open books. Illustration to Fénelon's "The Adventures of Telemachus". From a set of British copies of French book-illustrations originally executed for an edition of Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' translated by Abbé Banier and published in Paris in 1767-1771. The British plates were engraved by William Walker for G. Kearsly and published in 'The Copper Plate Magazine', 1774-78. Also from the 'Copper Plate Magazine' is a set of plates reproducing illustrations to Fénelon's 'Télémaque'.
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