The King at the Gate

Frederick Sandys

1862

Wood engraving by Joseph Swain

5 x 4¼ inches

Illustration for Once a Week, 15 March, 1862, p.322.

An illustration for a poem by Walter Thornbury, this image shows petitioners for Zeus; the king looks in amazement at the radiant figure of the God.

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