3770 – Witch and Mandrake picture

Physical description:
Reproduction colour image. Quite feint colours mostly greys, whites, creams and blacks.
Museum classification:
Mandrakes
Size:
27cm x 20cm
Information:

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'

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Paper and ink
Copyright ownership:
spiffing_prints