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Food for the Body [&] Food for the Soul
Food for the Body [&] Food for the Soul Engrav'd from the original Painting of Adrian Brower in 1747
A. Brower pinx Major sculp
Pair of engravings, each approx. 185 x 120mm (7¼ x 4¾"). Both trimmed inside platemark and glued to backing sheet
Pair of genre scenes after Adriaen Brouwer (1605x6-38), Flemish artist who made a significant contribution to peasant genre painting during his brief career. His admirers included Rembrandt and Rubens, both of whom reputedly owned several of his works.
Private Collection.
[Ref: 43378]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Contentment.
Contentment.
Engraved by W. Barnard from a Study by A. Brower.
Published Jan.y 1.st 1812, by T. Palser, Surry Side West.r Bridge.
Mezzotint. 223 x 178mm (8¾ x 7"). Cut to image.
A boor, a Dutch peasant, shown head and shoulders in profile to left, smoking a pipe, his head bowed and eyes almost closed, with a beard and a flat cap and his collar pulled up.
[Ref: 31180]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Jovial Toper.
The Jovial Toper.
[After Adriaen Brouwer].
Printed for Carrington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. [n.d., c.1770.]
Mezzotint. Platemark: 150 x 110mm (6 x 4¼"). Small margins. Small surface damage to shoulder.
A peasant man seated at a table, wearing a fur hat, with his head tilted to right, grinning and clutching a jug or tankard. Pieces of bread can be seen lying on the table to the left.
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32984]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Luxuria]
[Luxuria]
ABrouwer Vorsterman junior sc. [c.1650]
Etching, scarce, 195 x 140mm (7¾ x 5½"). Trimmed; glued to backing sheet on left.
First state, before verses in Dutch added, of print after Adriaen Brouwer illustrating the vice of drinking.
[Ref: 46381]   £450.00  
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[Blacksmith's Forge.]
[Blacksmith's Forge.]
Done from a Capital Picture of_Brouwer in the Collection of B: Cleeve Esq:r By Jas. Mc.Ardell.
Sold by JMc.Ardell at the Golden Head in Covent Garden. Price 2s.
Mezzotint. Collector's mark. 368 x 261mm. 14½ x 10¼". Trimmed.
The interior of a blacksmith's forge, where one man pulls a chain above him, bending his head down and holding a piece of metal in the embers; whilst another man hammers at a piece of metal on an anvil.
Goodwin: 206. Ex Collection: J.F. Gigoux in Paris. Lugt: 1164a.
[Ref: 20181]   £260.00  
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[Violin Player.]
[Violin Player.]
A. Brouwer pinx. N. Strixner del.
[n.d. c.1823.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet 349 x 310mm (13¾ x 12¼").
A rustic interior with a peasant seated on an upturned tub playing the violin; four others singing in front of a fire-place in right background. From "Königlich Baierischer Gemälde-Saal zu München und Schleissheim in Steindruck".
[Ref: 30424]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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