An antique stipple engraving, in original hand colours, of the Italian poet Pietro Metastasio (1698 - 1782). Engraved by P Page for the Encylopaedia Londinensis, 1816.
Metastasio (real name Pietro Trapassi) was an important 18th century poet and librettist.
Some slight stains. As found. Mounted. Unframed.
Print size: 18.5cm x 12cm
Mount size: 36cm x 28cm