Pyramus and Thisbe.To the Right Honourable Henry, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery...[plate dedicated by the publisher].
London, Published April 7th. 1768.
Fine engraving. Plate: 545 x 445mm, (21½ x 17½") very large margins.
Four men, wearing furs, turbans and long robes, grieving the death of Pyramus and Thisbe, the ill-fated lovers from mythology. The couple lie on the ground; she holds a sword at her side. Crumbling, overgrown city walls behind and a search party carrying torches in the background to left. Crest below image. Numbered 'Vol.II. No.25.' lower left. After Leonard Bramer (1596 - 1674).
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