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Phaeton
The Trustees of the British Museum
William Pengree Sherlock after Wilson
Phaeton
c.1820
Lithograph on chine collé
185 x 255 mm
7 1/4 x 10 in.
1878,0511.622
E66
Landscape with Phaeton and Apollo in the centre. Phaeton kneels before his father, asking permission to drive the chariot of the sun across the heavens for one day. There are nymphs to the right and left, a flock of sheep and a shepherd on the next hill. The river Styx can be seen behind and there is a temple and castle, with the rays of the sun over it.
Lettered below the image with title, production details: 'R. Wilson R.A. pinxt', 'W. P. Sherlock Fecit' and publication line: 'London, Published by R. Ackermann, 96, Strand. | Printed by Lefever [sic] & Co.'
E12 William Woollett (1735-1785) after Wilson, Phaeton, The British Museum
E12A William Woollett (1735-1785) after Wilson, Phaeton, The British Museum
E12B William Woollett (1735-1785) after Wilson, Phaeton, Royal Academy of Arts, London
E12C William Woollett (1735-1785) after Wilson, Phaeton, The British Museum
E12D William Woollett after Wilson Faetonte, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
E12E William Woollett (1735-1785) after Wilson, Phaeton, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
P119 Landscape with Phaeton's Petition to Apollo, Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool
P119A Phaeton's Petition to Apollo, Private Collection
A pair to or in the same series as E65 Niobe. The lithographic printer L.M. Lefevre was based at 52 Newman Street, London 1833-35. Before that he was in partnership with William Kohler.