Hudibras and Sidrophel.From an Original in the Possession of Mr. Vincent.
Pub.d Oct. 1. 1782. by T. Gaugain No. 4 Little Compton Street London.
Coloured mezzotint,, 325 x 360mm. 12¾ x 14¼". Small crease in top right.
A scene from Hudibras, Samuel Butler's mock-heroic satire on Puritans, Roundheads, Presbyterians and many other factions involved in the English Civil War. The knight errant Hudibras visits the astrologer Sidrophel to ask his advice for wooing a widow he has been pursuing.
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