To His Grace the Duke of Montagu, Master General of His Majesty's Ordnance &c, &c, &c, This Plate is Humbly dedicated by his Grace's most Devoted & most Obedient Humble Servant, Che.r And.e Casali.A Group of Statues, representing Peace Supported by Neptune and Mars.
Publish'd by Permission, June 6, 1757, according to Act of Parliam.t for I.G. at ye Jarr in Princes-Street, Cavendish Square.
Engraving. Sheet size: 410 x 275mm (16 x 10¾"). Trimmed to image on three sides and into plate at bottom.
The personification of Peace, sitting on a pedestal, flanked by Neptune (representing the British Navy) on the left and Mars (the army) on the right. Below the image are the arms of the Duke of Montagu. From a series of prints reproducing the pictures created by Casali for the firework machine set in St James' Park for the celebrations of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748.
[Ref: 38433] £240.00