The Iron Age.Every thing in this Picture shews the wicked & perversness of this Age. Rage is represented by a Man holding a Child by the heels animated by ye torch of Envy, Fury tramples upon Charity, Innocence, & Religion [...]
Mezzotint, very scarce; platemark 250 x 355mm (9¾ x 14"). Thread margins; glued to backing sheet at top.
Dramatic mezzotint by the early mezzotinter John Simon (c.1675-1751) after his French contemporary François Verdier (1650-1730). One of a series of the ages.
Ex: Collection of the Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 33175] £480.00