|Method||Copper engraving with hand colouring|
|Published||London, Printed for Robt. Sayer Map & Printseller, at the Golden Buck near Serjeants Inn Fleet Street. [c.1775]|
|Dimensions||Image 230 x 335 mm, Plate 250 x 350 mm, Sheet 310 x 440 mm|
An allegorical print representing 'Painting'. Originally part of a series of six, the scenes are set within idealised classical ruins with figures partaking in each of the six arts.
'Painting' is presented by six figures in a classical setting. A woman in the centre of the image is painting the portrait of another woman who is sitting on a seat with a small dog curled at her feet.
Condition: Time toning to sheet, overall surface dirt and staining from previous mount, large repaired tear to left side of image.