Providence. From the Original Picture presented to the City by Ald. Boydell.To Their Most Excellent Majesties King George III & Queen Charlotte, This Print is most humbly dedicated by their most Dutiful and Loyal Subject, Jn.o Boydell.
Pub. Sept. 29 1799 by J. & J. Boydell, No 90, Cheapside, & at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London.
Stipple with very large margins. 595 x 440mm (23½ x 17¼"). Margins worn, some repairs.
Female personification of Providence, sitting on clouds above the world,. with eye of foresight on her chest and keys in hand, putti with a cornucopia in the foreground, two others above at either side, one beside a sun at left and the other a moon. From a series of four moral allegories, with Happiness, Wisdom & Innocence.
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