Danse Greque. La grande Maitresse guide la danse. Elle est suivie par nombre de jeunes Démoiselles qui imitent les pas, & si elle chante c'est à ces filles à composer le choeur. Fine circular stipple engraving by P. Zancon after Thomas Stothard (1755-1834).

Venise: Joseph Remondini & Fils, [ca. 1800]. 285 x 250 mm. + very wide margins, as issued.

A scene inspired by the letters of Lady May Wortley Montague (1689-1762), whose writings "address and challenge the hindering contemporary social attitudes towards women and their intellectual and social growth." Wikipedia.

Somewhat soiled, more noticeably to margins; several small edge tears.

A very good impression on laid paper.

Rare. No copies located in the online catalogues of the Austrian National Library, the Albertina, the British Museum, or the Victoria & Albert Museum. Item #29670

Price: $325.00  other currencies

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