|Peter Rothwell after Thomas Stothard
|London Published as the Act directs by P. Rothwell June 4th 1817.
|Image 358 x 252 mm, Sheet 423 x 288 mm
A print after the painting by Thomas Sothard's depiction of St. John the Evangelist's vision of the Son of Man. In this print John is kneeling on the left and gazing up at a standing bearded figure his hand raised and outstretched, seven stars behind, a sword in the air before him, surrounded by a circle of candles.
Thomas Stothard (17th August 1755 - 27th April 1834) was an English painter, illustrator, and engraver, best known for his illustrations to poetic work. He is particularly noted for his illustrations to the poems of Ossian, purported to be the author of an epic cycle published by James Macpherson and commonly hailed as a progenitor of the British Romantic movement.
Peter Rothwell (c. 1764-1843) British engraver who lived and worked in Birmingham before coming to London.
Condition: Trimmed within the plate, some short tears to top edge of sheet not affecting the image, a small stain to lower right of image, pencil inscription along the bottom, some creasing to corner edges of sheet.