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Inscription

lower left in plate: Painted by Maria Cosway; lower right in plate: Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine; lower center in plate: CLYTIE. / "Nec fe movit humo, tantum spectabat euntis ora Dei; vultusque suos flectebat ad illum." Ovid / Published Decr. 1st 1785 by V. Green and Son, No. 29. Newman Street, Oxford Street London; lower right in plate: Se vend chez les Freres Torré, Marchands d'Estampes

Provenance

Christopher Lennox-Boyd; (Nicholas Stogdon, Oxford); purchased 2001 by NGA.

Bibliography
1902
Whitman, Alfred. British Mezzotinters: Valentine Green. London: A.H. Bullen, 1902.