Nurse and Child.From the Original Picture of the same size Painted by Bartolameo Schielone. In the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Devonshire. Vol II No.33.
J. Boydell. Publsihed July 1.st 1768.
Engraving. Platemark: 210 x 190mm (8¼ x 7½"). Very large margins.
A woman, seen half-length and holding a nude infant, who is turning towards the viewer. Within circle and ornamental frame. A coat-of-arms with stag charges is below within the title area, flanked by cherubs and stags, with the motto: "Cavendo Tutus'. After Amorosi's painting, then in the collection of Duke of Devonshire (1748 - 1811). From the series 'The Most Capital Paintings in England', Boydell's first major initiative as a pioneering publisher of fine engravings.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38254] £160.00