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A View of the Rt. Hon.ble the Earl of Burlington’s House at Chiswick, and part of the Town. Vüe d’une des Maisons de Plaisance du Comte de Burlington, et d’une partie du Village.
A View of the Rt. Hon.ble the Earl of Burlington’s House at Chiswick, and part of the Town. Vüe d’une des Maisons de Plaisance du Comte de Burlington, et d’une partie du Village. No.27.
P. Brooks delin. J.no Fougeron sculp.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament May 31.st 1750. London: Printed for J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the corner Queen Street Cheapside.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 280 x 451mm (11 x 17¾"). Two very small fox marks.
A view across the River Thames towards Chiswick and Chiswick House; town in the distance, boats on the water, and figures and cattle on the river bank. This Palladian villa was completed in 1729 during the reign of George II and designed by Lord Burlington, Richard Boyle (1694-1753). Handel lived with the family for two years when he arrived in England in 1712. From "A Collection of One Hundred Views In England and Wales". John Boydell's 'Collection of Views' was made after he turned from engraver to print publisher in 1767. The first collection was issued in 1770, and included some plates by printmakers other than himself.
Adams (London): 47.27.
[Ref: 29320]   £450.00  
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Mrs. Egerton, As Madge Wildfire in
Mrs. Egerton, As Madge Wildfire in "The Heart of Mid Lothian": "Come along Daddy Ratton." -British Stage, No.58
Brooks del. Roberts Sculp. [n.d., c.1820]
Rare etching with fine hand-colouring, J Whatman 1821 watermarked paper; platemark 225 x 150mm (8¾ x 6"). Very large margins.
Sarah Egerton (1782-1847), actress. After an unsuccessful spell in Covent Garden, Egerton moved to the Surrey theatre where she played Madge Wildfire in Thomas Dibdin's 'The Heart of Midlothian, or , the Lily of St Leonard's' in 1819. This was one of several adaptations of Sir Walter Scott's novels in which she performed, which rescued her from obscurity.
Harvard 9
[Ref: 37955]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of Sion House and the Parts adjacent, Taken from the Road next to the Royal Gardens at Richmond. Vüe du Chateau de Sion et des Lieux voisins Prise du Chemin proche les Jardins Royales de Richmond.
A View of Sion House and the Parts adjacent, Taken from the Road next to the Royal Gardens at Richmond. Vüe du Chateau de Sion et des Lieux voisins Prise du Chemin proche les Jardins Royales de Richmond. No.28.
P. Brooks delin. P. Benazech sculp.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament January 24 1750. London: Printed for J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the corner Queen Street Cheapside.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 272 x 451mm (10¾ x 17¾"). Tear into upper left margin area. Slight marks in sky.
A view along the River Thames with Syon House, home of the Percys, Dukes of Northumberland, since 1594, to the right; several figures on the river bank, including a couple on horseback with a dog. Syon House here shows Inigo Jones' improvements but not those which Robert Adam was to make from 1762 onwards. From "A Collection of One Hundred Views In England and Wales". John Boydell's 'Collection of Views' was made after he turned from engraver to print publisher in 1767. The first collection was issued in 1770, and included some plates by printmakers other than himself.
Adams (London): 47.28.
[Ref: 29321]   £250.00  
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