An Academy.Frontispiece to Vol: II.
Published November 1.st. 1771, by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside London.
A fine engraving. Plate: 425 x 510mm, (16¾ x 20"), with very large margins.
A scene in a life class at the Society of Artists in which a collection of students study a male nude. Frontispiece to the second volume of 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: 38286] £520.00