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Niobe and her children in despair as Apollo aims an arrow at them. Engraving by W. Sharp and S. Smith after R. Wilson.

  • Wilson, Richard, 1713-1782
Date
May 31, 1792
Reference
2856155i
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About this work

Description

A wild landscape in a storm. Apollo stands in the storm clouds, upper left, with Artemis (Diana) behind him

Publication/Creation

[London] (No. 58 Castle street east Oxford street) : Publish'd as the Act directs by S.Smith, May 31, 1792.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; platemark 50 x 65.5 cm

Lettering

Niobe. From the first picture on that subject painted by Richard Wilson Esq. R.A. The figures engraved by Will.m. Sharp. The landscape by Saml. Smith

Edition

[State published in 1792 with Smith identified as engraver of the landscape and lacking dedication to Sir G. Beaumont].

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2856155i

Languages

  • English


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