3770 – Witch and Mandrake picture
- Physical description:
- Reproduction colour image. Quite feint colours mostly greys, whites, creams and blacks.
- Museum classification:
- 27cm x 20cm
Taken from the British Museum website (they own a soft ground etching version of this image):
Allegorical scene with crouching, cloaked grotesque witch, her breasts bare, coaxing out mandrake root, seen as a tiny figure; with bird in dark, cloudy sky behind; an illustration to Ben Jonson's 'Masque of Queens'
- Paper and ink
- Copyright ownership: