A young woman is weeping as she is being offered in marriage by her mother to a old, lame man. Engraving by J. Goldar after J. Collet, 1767.
- Collet, John, 1725?-1780.
- Octr. 15th 1767
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On the man's table is an open book "The art of love"; next to it, a monkey seizes a cat. On the right is a neoclassical painting of a Greek or Roman sacrifice. The mother indicates her daughter's ample bosom