Nydia

John Callcott Horsley
1817 - 1903
[1870?]
wood engraving
Image: 6 3/8 × 5 in. (16.2 × 12.7 cm) Sheet: 10 9/16 × 8 7/8 in. (26.8 × 22.6 cm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.904
Published: 
[London : s.n., 1870?]
Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray
Notes: 

Block signed with the name of the engraver.

Summary: 

Illustration shows the blind Nydia leading the lovers Glaucus and Ione as Vesuvius erupts in the background.

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