Apollo, Herdsman to King Admetus.From the Original Picture of the same size, painted by Filippo Lauri; In the Collection of Robert Bragg, M.D, To whom this Plate is Dedicated, by his most Obliged Servant, John Boydell. See Ovdis Met: 11. 679. No.10.
Published March 1st. 1768.
Engraving. Plate 411 x 520mm (16¼ x 20½"). Very large margins.
Apollo during his year of servitude to King Admetus in punishment for killing the Cyclops; Apollo sitting on the left, playing a lyre and looking up, with women sitting at his feet, enraptured, fauns and dryads dancing under the trees behind them and fauns lying in the foreground on the right, watching, while Mercury steals the King's cattle in the background.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38268] £420.00