The Genius of Modesty preventing Love unveiling Beauty.From the Original Picture painted by J.B. Cipriani R.A. in the Collection of R.P. Jones Esq.r
Published as the Act directs Feb. 20th 1791, by S. Watts, No. 9, Kennington Cross, Lambeth. & to be had of T. Ruder, No. 43 Titchfield Street.
Stipple, 360 x 400mm. Laid on board; four vertical creases.
The reclining Venus gazes into a mirror held by a child, while cupid hovering above attempts to remove the swathe of fabric across her body, prevented from doing so by a cherub representing modesty who pulls it from him.
[Ref: 8410] £360.00