A female figure at an easel is helped by another with a compass; representing perspective and geometry in art. Coloured stipple engraving, 1786.
- 1 July 1786
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The sitting woman holds a hand mirror and a scroll. The easel forms an oval where the window would be, forming a trompe l'oeil. The picture shows a bending tree
Perspective requesting assistance of geometry
London (no. 10 near Castle Street, Holborn) : C. Taylor, 1 July 1786.
1 print : stipple engraving, printed in reddish brown
Wellcome Library no. 25991i