The lovely babe was born with every grace;/ Such was his form, as painters, when they show / Their utmost art, on naked loves bestow. _ Dryden.
London Published June 1st 1833 by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers to the Royal Family. Pall Mall East.
Mezzotint. Mount sight size 330 x 370mm, 13 x 14½". Framed with Christies's auction description pasted on verso. Faint spotting, unexamined out of frame.
Cupid on a cloud, quiver over his shoulder, arrow in hand.
Provenence: Heathcote Heirlloms, Bighton Wood, Alresford, Hants. Whitman: 423, iii of iii.
[Ref: 27836] £260.00