Allegorical composition within medallion with text below: young man in his deathbed; weeping putto with palette, laurel wreath, brushes and books at his feet, next to tablet with inscription and carved rising sun, book and sword; extinguished torch in the foreground; Fates surrounding the bed; one of them holding distaff, the second holding scroll with inscription, another is about to cut a piece of thread looking at the hour-glass held by Time, Death behind him; man seated at the foot of the bed covering his face in grief; Minerva holding mirror in front of him; female mourners in the foreground; Classical temple (Fame?), rainbow and female figures with clouds and flowers in the background. c.1714-20 Etching
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