The picture is a version of that in the Tate.

The engraving of the composition, the subject of a celebrated dispute between Stothard and Blake, who also treated the theme, enjoyed great popularity in the 19th century.

Provenance

Samuel Boddington; Vicountess Alford; Countess Comptonn; by descent to the Dowager Lady Loch.


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