Cupid in the Island of Cyprus.The Original Picture by Guido Rheni, from which this Print is taken, is in the Collection of Lord Scarsdale. Size of the Picture 2F. 10I by 3F. 10I in length. Vol. II. No.14.
Publish'd by J. Boydell, Engraver, in Cheapside, March 21st. 1763.
Engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 241 x 352mm (9½ x 13¾"). Very large margins.
Cupid resting in the grass in the foreground, with bow and arrow under his wing. Above a classical monument, a dove pulled chariot takes Venus? through the clouds. Cypriot interest.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38260] £360.00