Palamon & Arcite. No.2 of Macklin's British Poets. Vide Chaucers Palamon & Arcite, Moderniz'd by Dryden.
London, Publish'd March 20. 1790 by T. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street.
Etching and stipple. 400 x 475mm (15¾ x 18¾"). Few repairs off image.
Palamon and Arcite interrupted in their duel by Theseus, Hypolita and Emelye, who chance on them while hunting; Hypolita kneeling at her husband's feet, staying his hand, huntsmen with the dogs in the background to left. From Macklin's 'One hundred pictures / Prints illustrative of the most celebrated British Poets ... with letter-press explanatory of the subject, extracted from the writings of the respective poets.' (from 1788).
De Vesme 1433.
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