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B4323 Portrait of Alexander Pope
ink and wash, showing the poet and classicist in profile and with an inscription in Greek from Lucian of Samosata"s "The Dream" or "The Vision" - "That is he" - the full quotation it alludes to is "If you travel, even in foreign countries, you shall not live unknown or inglorious; for I will render you so illustrious that whomsoever beholds you shall point you out to his neighbour and say 'that is he"'
Circa: 1730
Price: £ 650
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