book of prints;
- Museum number
Three sets of prints after Flaxman bound together, each with title-sheet and set of prints:
'The Odyssey of Homer engraved from the compositions of John Flaxman R.A. sculptor, London' (London: Longman & Co and others) 1805; containing title-sheet and 34 plates by Neagle or Parker, each plate with title above and quotation below.
'The Iliad of Homer engraved by Thomas Piroli from the compositions of John Flaxman sculptor, Rome' (London: J. Matthews) 1795; containing title-sheet and 39 plates by Piroli, some of the plates with title above, quote and characters names below.
'Compositions from the tragedies of Aeschylus designed by John Flaxman engraved by Thomas Piroli' (London: J. Matthews) 1795; containing title-sheet and 30 plates, each with plate number above, quote and publication line below, with characters' names.
Bound in brown half-leather with marbled covers, raised bands and gold title on spine, marbled endpapers.
- Production date
Height: 277 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each sheet)
Width: 450 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Some of the plates don't belong to the set that is described in the title-sheet, and have been catalogued individually, see:
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Odyssey of Homer
- Prints and Drawings
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