Pub. by R. Ackermann, London. [1831.]
Engraving with very large margins, proof on chine collé. 130 x 180mm (5 x 7"). Uncut.
Frontispiece to 'Forget Me Not', an annual edited by Frederic Shoberl. Reviewing the publication the 'Gentleman's Magazine' of 1831 wrote 'The frontispiece, the subject of which is 'Queen Esther', displays the genius of John Martin in the boldness of the design, and the talents of Finden in the sweetness of graphic execution'.
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