- Part Of:
- Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 7 1/8 inches (18.1 cm), 7 x 4 1/8 inches (17.8 x 10.5 cm), and 4 x 2 7/8 inches (10.2 x 7.3 cm)
Lettered lower right: "Blake, del. et. Sculp."; lower center: "Theocritus, | A Grecian Poet, of Sicily Flourished 273 years | before the Birth of Christ, and quitting his | native country, governed by Hiero, King of | Syracuse, went over to King Ptolemy in Egypt, | by whom he was greatly patronized. | Vide Idyllium, 17. | London, Published by Dr.Thornton, 1821."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- beard | bust | portrait
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