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Dressing Room a l'Anglaise.
Dressing Room a l'Anglaise.
Chas. Ansell del.t P.W. Tomkins sculpt. late Pupil of Bartolozzi.
Published April the 7th. 1789 by Ino. Matthews No.441. Strand.
Stipple with etching, rare, later issue, printed on Whatman paper watermark 1825, Plate 323 x 247mm.12¾ x 9¾".
Inside a room; a woman helping another dress in front of a dresser, who looks back at a third woman seated on a chair reading to a boy. See ref:18069 for companion "Dressing Room a la Francaise"
[Ref: 18068]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Dressing Room a la Francaise.
Dressing Room a la Francaise.
Chas. Ansell del.t P.W. Tomkins sculp.t late Pupil of F. Bartolozzi.
Published April the 7th. 1789 by Ino. Matthews No.441. Strand.
Stipple with etching, rare, later issue, printed on Whatman paper watermark 1825. Plate 324 x 248mm. 12¾ x 9¾".
Inside a room; a noble couple sitting in chairs and looking back as a man who talks to them. The woman sitting with a large hat, changes her shoes in front of a dresser. See Ref:18068 for companion print "Dressing Room a l'Anglaise".
[Ref: 18069]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Dressing Room a l'Anglaise [&] Dressing Room a la Francaise
Dressing Room a l'Anglaise [&] Dressing Room a la Francaise
Cha.s Ansell del.t P W Tomkins sculp.t late pupil of F. Bartolozzi.
Published April the 7.th. 1789. by In.o. Matthews No. 441 Strand.
Pair of stipples part printed in colour, each sheet 325 x 250mm (12¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed to plate;
Dressing room scenes contrasing the exclusively female (and child-friendly) 'English' dressing room and the 'French' dressing room occupied by two men and one woman, who coquettishly removes a shoe.
For the prints sold individually (uncoloured) see refs. 18068-9.
[Ref: 41225]   £320.00  
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A l'Anglaise or the English Fireside [&] A la Francaise or the French Fireside
A l'Anglaise or the English Fireside [&] A la Francaise or the French Fireside
Cha.s Ansell del.t P W Tomkins sculp.t late pupil of F. Bartolozzi.
Published Sept. the 22nd 1787. by In.o. Matthews No. 441 Strand.
Pair of stipples part printed in colour, each sheet 325 x 250mm (12¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed to plate;
Pair of scenes contrasing the decorous courtship of English men and women (reinforced by the neoclassical order of the objects on the fireside behind) and the uninhibited behaviour of the equivalent French fireside.
For the prints sold individually (uncoloured) see refs. 18068-9.
[Ref: 41226]   £320.00  
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[George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg]
[George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg] Georgius Wilhelmus. Dei Gratia Dux Brunsuicensis et Lunaeburgensis etc.
Anselmus van Hulle pinxit Petr. de Jode sculpsit
Accessit Privilegium Caesareum Cum privilegio Regum et Hollandiae ordinum [1652]
Engraving, sheet 350 x 255mm (13¾ x 10"). Small margins.
George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1624-1705). After the death of Julius Francis, duke of Saxe-Lauenberg in 1689, George William invaded the duchy, which Julius Francis had decided to leave to one of his daughters rather than a close male claimant such as George William. Eventually the occupation was legitimised by Emperor Charles VI, when George William's second successor, George II, king of Great Britain, was formally given Saxe-Lauenberg. George William was the father of Sophia Dorothea of Celle, wife of George I of Great Britain.
[Ref: 42998]   £220.00  
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Hurons.
Hurons.
Ansel delin.t. Fittler Sculp.
Published by J. Trusler. Sep.t. 1. 1790.
Engraving. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5"). Trimmed.
American scene depicting the camp and some members of the Huron or Wyandot tribe, an indigenous people of North America.
[Ref: 32098]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Poor Soldier.
The Poor Soldier.
[Ch. Ansell del.]
[n.d. c.1820.]
Mezzotint. Plate 395 x 324mm (15½ x 12½").
A soldier introducing a young women to another man in military dress. Her hand is outstretched, yet she nervously plays with her hem and head bowed. Possibly a scene from the popular comic opera 'The Poor Soldier' by John O'Keefe, composed by William Shield c.1782.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 14810]   £240.00  
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Russia.____________Yet there life glows;
Russia.____________Yet there life glows; / Yet cherish'd there, beneath the shining waste, / The furry nations harbour: tipt with jet, / Fair ermines, spotless as the snows they press; / Sables, of glossy: black; and dark embrown'd, / Or beauteous freakt with many a mingled hue, / Thousands besides, the costly pride of courts. Vide Thomsons Winter.
C. Ansell delint. W. Nutter sculpt.
London Publish'd Jan. 11. 1791 by C. Tomkins No.2 Rathbone Place.
Stipple. Plate 301 x 246mm. 11?" x 9¾".
A rustic Russian scene of a fair maiden and father preparing for the hunt.
Ex: Oettingen-Wallerstein collection.
[Ref: 9258]   £280.00  
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Russia.
Russia. ____Yet there life glows; Yet cherish'd there, beneath the shining waste...Or beauteous freakt with many a mingles hue, Thousands besides, the costly pride of courts. Vide Thomsons Winter.
C. Ansell delin.t W. Nutter sculp.t
[n.d. c.1822.]
Stipple, rare. 291 x 215mm (11½ x 8½"). Cut, messy.
In a snowy mountain, a woman with a headscarf, standing in the centre, holding a bird in her hand; a man next to her, carrying a quiver and a bow on his back, leaning against a sledge on the right which another figure rides and a reindeer pulls; a log house on the left.
See Ref: 9258 for earlier in tact publication.
[Ref: 34752]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Spring. [&] Summer. [&] Autumn. [&] Winter.
Spring. [&] Summer. [&] Autumn. [&] Winter.
Ansell delint. Birrell sculpt.
Published as the Act directs, by J. Strachan, and W. Stewart, June 30. 1792. [&] August 1st. 1792. [&] Septr.1.1792. [&] Octr.1.1792.
A set of four copper engravings. 241 x 158mm. 9½ x 6¼".
The four seasons. Spring: a naked cherub tries to catch a butterfly. Summer: a naked cherub reclines on an old oak tree with his toes dabbling in the little stream. Autumn: a naked chreub holding a sickle and a pile of corn on his shoulder. Winter: a cherub wrapped in a shawl skating on the frozen stream.
[Ref: 16188]   £220.00   view all images for this item
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[Two oval stipples.]
[Two oval stipples.]
Cha.s Ansell del.t P W Tomkins sculp.t late pupil of F. Bartolozzi.
[Published April the 7.th. 1789. by In.o. Matthews No. 441 Strand.]
Pair of hand coloured stipples and etching, rare, partly printed in colour. 272 x 215mm. 10¾ x 8½". Cut; 2nd image with damage to right-hand edge.
Inside a room, a noble couple sitting in chairs and looking back to a man who talks to them from behind, the woman with a hat changing her shoes in front of a dresser; [&] Inside a room, a woman helping another dress in front of a dresser, who looks back the third woman on the left sitting on a chair and reading to a boy. From an unidentified set, as established by the BM.
[Ref: 28178]   £380.00  
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[Christina, Queen of Sweden]
[Christina, Queen of Sweden] Christina Regina Quo Fata Vocant Virtus Secura Sequetur.
Accesit Privilegium Caesareum Cum privilegio Regum et Hollandiae ordinum Anselmus van Hulle pinxit et Paulus Pontius Sculpsit [c.1645]
Engraving, platemark 400 x 295mm (15¾ x 11½"). Trimmed unevenly on right, cutting into image lower right; vertical folds. Large margins on 3 sides.
Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626-89). The daughter of Gustavus Adolphus and Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Christina was crowned 1644 but abdicated 1654. She converted to Catholicism, moved to Rome and devoted herself to the arts and sciences. Engraving from the 'Icones legatorum', a series of portraits showing the dignitaries (plenipotentiaries) present at the peace negotiations in Münster und Osnabrück at the end of the Thirty Years' War, leading to the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. The portraits were originally painted by Anselmus van Hulle (1594/1601-1665) and engraved by various printmakers including, in this instance, Paulus Pontius (1603-58), who also worked with Rubens and van Dyck amongst others. The series was first published in Antwerp in 1648 containing thirty-three portraits, with expanded editions appearing in 1649 and 1696.
[Ref: 42378]   £260.00  
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[The Wedding Ring.]
[The Wedding Ring.]
C. Ansell Delt. Edmd. Scott Sculpt.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Stipple with etching printed in brown ink; trimmed to oval outside printed border. 220 x 180mm, 8¾ x 7". Engraved area.
One woman (seated) examines the wedding ring that has been presented to another with interest; in an interior, chimney piece behind. After Charles Ansell (1784 - 1796; fl.).
[Ref: 16974]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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