Guiseppe Longhi

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
  • Engraving
  • 545 x 413mm
  • 73/25

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.'