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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.
Date
Octr. 15th 1767
Reference
27536i
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Description

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

Publication/Creation

London (No. 132 Fleet Street) : T. Bradford, Octr. 15th 1767.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 27.3 x 33.9 cm

Lettering

The sacrifice. J. Collett pinxt. J. Goldar sculpt. Engraved after an original picture of Mr John Collett, in the possession of Mr Bradford.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27536i

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  • English


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