Italy, b.1766, d.1831
Candidior Folio Nivei Galathea ligustri (Ovid Met.) A.S.A.J. Il Principe Eugenio Napoleone Di Francia Ara Cancelliere Di
- Sir Joseph Kinsey bequest
- 545 x 413mm
Tags: Classical, clouds, coats of arms, cross-hatching, earrings (jewelry), jewelry, monochrome, mythology (literary genre), necklaces, nudes (representations), paddles (watercraft equipment), people (agents), putti (motifs), sails (equipment), seas, seashell, text (layout feature), women (female humans)
This print depicts the beautiful Galatea and the title, taken from book 13 of Ovid's Metamorphoses, may be translated as 'O Galatea, whiter than snowy privet-leaves.'