Poetry.

Method Copper engraving with hand colouring
Artist [Anonymous]
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
Notes An allegorical print representing 'Poetry'. Originally part of a series of six, the scenes are set within idealised classical ruins with figures partaking in each of the six arts.

'Poetry' is represented by six figures either reading or writing. A figure of a young man in the foreground is writing in a ledger, with copies of Virgil, Homer and Paradise Lost surrounding him.

Condition: Time toning to sheet, overall surface dirt and staining from previous mount.
Framing mounted
Price £300.00
Stock ID 47497

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