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Providence
Providence
10077
Providence
"Providence"; allegorical image showing the figure of Providence seated. Beneath, two putti struggle to support an overflowing cornucopia.
c1799
Guildhall Art Gallery
Permanent Collection
Rigaud, John Francis (1742-1810)
Smith, Benjamin (d1833)
Boydell, John (1719-1804); Boydell, Josiah
One of four engravings made from frescos by J.F. Rigaud, R.A., which formerly adorned the ceiling of the Old Council Chamber (see also Record Nos: 10074-10076). For the original oil sketch for the fresco from which this engraving was made, see Record No: 11391. Acquired: Presented / Source: Ald. John Boydell
engraving
paper
56cms
41cms
allegory
75
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