Eneas Carrying His Father Anchyses from the Ruins of Troy.From the Original Picture, Painted by Jacopo Robusti, commonly known as Tintoretto; In the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Devonshire. Vol II No.19.
John Boydell excudit London 1767.
Mezzotint with etching. Platemark: 325 x 225mm (12¾ x 8¾"). Very large margins.
Aeneas carrying Anchyses on his right shoulder, holding a statue of a house god under his left arm. Ascanius, holding a burning torch, walks beside him to the right as Troy burns in the distance. After Tintoretto'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: 38277] £180.00