Nereides Nymphae. 38.
Exstat Romae in Aedibus Ghisus.
Engraving, very large margins. Plate 241 x 406mm (9½ x 16"). Water staining to left and upper edge; tears to right.
Two Nereids on a shore, one reclining while a cupid scatters pearls over her body, and the other one holding a seashell containing pearls and flanked by two cupids holding coral; in the background, to the right, a cupid with a fishrod. From "Schola Italica Picturae sive Selectae Quaedam Summorum e Schola Italica Pictorum Tabulae Aere Incisae Cura et Impensis Gavini Hamilton Pictoris", a series of forty plates.
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