Item #1517 The Poisoned Robe of Nessus (Hercules Mr CGD....Y). After Nicholas Chevalier.

The Poisoned Robe of Nessus (Hercules Mr CGD....Y)

Wood-engraving. 1858. 280mm by 210mm (sheet). Depicts Charles Gavan Duffy (1816-1903), an Irish Catholic, and in 1858, Deputy Premier, to John O'Shanassy.
From 'Melbourne Punch'. Melbourne Punch began in 1855. From 1855-1861 Nicholas Chevalier was one of the principal cartoonists most of whose work was engraved by Samuel Calvert." Item #1517

Price: $120.00

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