Bacchant.Flush'd with a purple grace,/ He shews his honest face. Dryden's Alexander's Feast.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Nov.r 30, 1786, by Caroline Watson, Fitzroy Street.
Stipple with very large margins, platemark 200 x 160mm (8 x 6¼"). Very fine.
A bacchante, a commonly-depicted subject of intoxication and revelry. Engraved and published by Caroline Watson (1760/61-1814), one of the most significant and prolific female printmakers of her day.
Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Ex: Oettingen-Wallerstein collection
[Ref: 34542] £180.00