C1820

The Beauties of Nature- or a Peep in Scotland - a Study from Life / Thou Nature, art my Goddess; to thy law My Services are bound - Shaksp.

Artist:

Le Petit

Rare Irish issue of this rare satirical cartoon. There is a quote from Shakespeare’s King Lear, act I, scene ii EDMUND: (enters, with a letter) Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Beauties of Nature- or a Peep in Scotland – a Study from Life / Thou Nature, art my Goddess; to thy law My Services are bound – Shaksp.

Date:

C1820

Artist:

Le Petit

Condition:

Small repaired tear at top centre, lower margin with minor losses at sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Etching with original hand coloured etching.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 250mm

Paper Size: 

370mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Beauties of Nature- or a Peep in Scotland - a Study from Life / Thou Nature, art my Goddess; to thy law My Services are bound - Shaksp. - Antique Print from 1820

Genuine antique
dated:

1820

Description:

Rare Irish issue of this rare satirical cartoon. There is a quote from Shakespeare’s King Lear, act I, scene ii
EDMUND: (enters, with a letter)
Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the
plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve
or fourteen moon-shines Lag of a brother?

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