Frontispiece to Christopher Rawlinson's translation of Alfred the Great's edition of Boethius' 'De Consolationis Philosophiae', 1698
English School, (17th century). Medium: print. Date: 1698. Boethius (c.480- 525) wrote his 'Consolation of Philosophy' around AD 524; Alfred the Great (849-899) King of Wessex, translated the work in to Old English; Provenance: Private Collection.