La Mort de Didon, Representée en burlesque, à la Hollandoise. La pauvre Didon meurt: son Amant l’abandonne...Mesdames! gardez-vous des pièges des Galants. H.J.R.
Etching and engraving with very large margins. Plate 375 x 272mm (14¾ x 10¾").
Dido's death; the queen lying on a pyre, dressed in peasant clothes. A fantastic Dutch Burlesque. From a series of thirty-one unnumbered plates after Cornelis Troost. The series was begun in 1754 with three prints by Punt and Tanjé; between 1757 and 1764 twenty-nine plates were added, engraved by Jan Punt, Pieter Tanjé, Jacobus Houbraken, Pelletier, Simon Fokke, Radigues and Muys.
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