The Favourite of Bacchus.
Rare stipple, platemark 280 x 230mm (11 x 9"). Small dusty margins.
Young woman in classical dress adorned with grapes and carrying a goblet of wine to indicate her allegiance to Bacchus, the god of wine. Stipple, a method of producing images from thousands of small dots rather than lines, was widely used in the late 18th century to make decorative images such as this.
[Ref: 39195] £230.00