Cupidon Achette Trop Cher.Engraved from a fine high finished Painting in Water Colours after the Antique by F. Bartolozzi.
London, Pub. Dec.r 1. 1786 by J. Thane. Rupert Street, Hay Market.
Stipple printed in colour with large margins. Platemark: 200 x 225mm (8 x 8¾"). Slight staining.
Mercury and Venus leading a young girl towards Jupiter and Juno, seated on a throne on the left. On the far right, Cupid is seen crying. Within an oval. After British printmaker, author and poet, Joseph Strutt (1749 - 1802). Engraved by one of the founding members of the RA, and the founding President of the short-lived Society of Engravers, Francesco Bartolozzi (1727 - 1815).
De Vesme 389. V of V.
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