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A fight between two young naked men is interrupted by a young female nude, representing Mercy, pleading on behalf of the losing party. Engraving by G.T. Doo after W. Etty, 1848.

Lettering: The combat. Mercy interceding for the vanquished. Painted by William Etty, R.A. engraved by G.T. Doo Historical engraver in ordinary to her Majesty, 1848.