Antiochus and Stratonice.From the Original Picture; In the Collection of the Right Honourable Lord Grosvenor. Vol. II. No.62. Size of the picture 3F, 11I by 5F, 5I in Length.
Published Sept.r 1.st 1772, by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside London.
Engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 436 x 540mm (17¼ x 21¼"). Very large margins.
A depiction of the love of Antiochus for Stratonice. Antiochus I Soter, the son of Seleucus, fell in love with his mother-in-law Stratonice. The tale informs us that his father Seleucus surrended his wife to his son.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38170] £320.00