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Two figures on whale or dolphin v. 382

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1774
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 11 1/2 in x 7 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving showing, in a round frame or border, a pair of figures seated atop an island around which swim three dolphins. The male figure is nude and the female figure is dressed in Greek or Romanesque robes. Below the image is a caption, "V. 382." in an ornamental border. Verso shows a figure riding a pair of horse-sea serpent chimeras, also in a round frame.