Charles Taylor

British, b.1756, d.1823

The Persian. Prostrate before the god of day

  • Engraving
  • 206 x 163mm
  • 78/172

This print is from an edition of 'The Cabinet of genius: containing frontispieces and characters adapted to the most popular poems' engraved and first published by Charles Taylor in 1797.

This engraving illustrates a passage from 'The Persian, the sun and the cloud' by John Gay (1685-1732).