[The Judgement of Paris. In the Drawing Room at Houghton.]
Mezzotint with very large margins, proof before title. Plate: 460 x 390mm, (18 x 15¼").
A scene upon Mount Ida illustrating Paris' judgement of the three goddesses Hera, Aphrodite and Athena. The shepherd Paris, holding the golden apple in his hand, looks upon the three goddesses, Athena in the middle sat alongside her helmet and armour, Aphrodite on the right surounded by putti and doves, and Hera on the left. Hermes, who led the three to Paris lurks behind a tree.
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