Venus Relating to Adonis, the Story of he Hippomenes and Atalanta.Engraved from the Original Picture; Painted by Mr. Benjn. West. Size of the picture 5F, 4I by 7F, 2I in Length. Vol. II. No.51.
Published according to Act of Parliam.t Septr. 1.st 1769. by J. Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside London.
Very fine engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 431 x 532mm (17 x 21").
Venus and Adonis, the goddess reclining on the ground with her head resting on his breast, relating the story of Hippomenes and Atalanta; the hunter's lion sits on the ground at left, cupids play with two doves behind to right.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38180] £520.00