[Vanitas allegory]Forma aetate perit; virtus clara aeternaque habetur.
J. Jac. Haid et filius excudit Aug. Vind. [c.1760]
Mezzotint with very large margins on 3 sides, very scarce; platemark 445 x 330mm (17½ x 13"). Trimmed to plate along lower edge.
An elegant young man, with music, fine clothes and elegant objects. An old man behind holding a book with cautionary text in latin; mountainous landscape in distance. Engraved and published by the Haid family of Augsburg, after a painting by the Augsburg painter Joseph Christ (c.1732-1788).
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 34104] £450.00