Francesco Bartolozzi

Italy, b.1728, d.1815

Armed Cherubs

  • Sir Joseph Kinsey bequest
  • Stipple engraving
  • 73/19

This print is an ornament on page 241 of 'The Fables of John Dryden, Ornamented with Engravings from the Pencil of the Right Hon. Lady Diana Beauclerc, published by T. Bensley, for J. Edwards, in London in 1797.

The image concludes the tale of Cymon and Iphigenia, a story created by Giovanni Boccacio (1313 -1375) in 'The Decameron'.