New Zealand Pictures Set No.3 Living in a Maori Village.
Pictures by Russell Clark.
Published by A.H. & A.W. Reed 182 Wakefield Street, Wellington New Zealand [n.d., c.1954].
Book of eleven large lithographic plates (each printed in two colours), stapled so oblong folio, c.355 x 505mm (14 x 19¾"). Original printed blue wrappers (detached). Scarce. Wrappers a little soiled and bumped; plates clean and fresh. Scenes of traditional Maori life; a set of illustrations to an educational book for children about the indigenous peoples of New Zealand, by Alexander Wyclif Reed (1908 - 1979). "Russell Clark (1905-1966) began his long association with the School Journal in 1940. Towards the end of World War II he was commissioned as an official war artist; it was after his return to Wellington at the end of the war that Clark’s influence was felt at the School Journal. Clark’s illustrations were recognised for their close observation of the world, fine design, and skilled drawing. In 1947 he was described in the Year Book of the Arts in New Zealand as the "most experienced, witty and sophisticated illustrator" at the School Journal. Clark also made many of the decisions about which artist would illustrate each poem, story or article, and one of his colleagues later described him as the School Journal’s first, if unofficial, art editor. In 1948 the School Journal published a book-length feature about traditional Maori life. 'Life in the Pa' featured over 100 drawings by Clark. Between 1948 and 1951 Clark made a number of visits to the Tuhoe iwi in the Ureweras, and his illustrations, paintings and sculpture featuring Maori subjects are a highlight of his work. Clark continued to produce drawings for the School Journal into the 1950s, after he moved on to work for the New Zealand Listener. In 1975 his contribution to the publication was recognised with the establishment of the Russell Clark Award, for excellence in children's book illustration. " National Libary of New Zealand.
See National Library of New Zealand L 572.9931 NZ REE. See BL Cup.1246.bb.27.
[Ref: 22837] £95.00
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[Acrobats at Lorca Fair]
W.Russell Flint [Ink signature] XLIV [Ink edition no.]
Drypoint, 1931, state v of v, published state, edition of 75. 305 x 345mm.
[Ref: 2499] £520.00
- Currently not available
[Aragonese String makers, plate II]
W.Russell Flint. W.Russell Flint [Ink signature] XXXVI [Ink edition no.]
Drypoint, 1930, state vii of vii, published state, edition of 75. 245 x 375mm.
[Ref: 2502] £640.00
John Bacon Esq.r R.A.
Painted by I. Russell R.A. Crayong Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by I. Collyer A.R.A. Engraver to Her Majesty.
Engraving on india. Plate 202 x 127mm. 8 x 5". John Bacon the Elder (1740-1799), was a sculptor, responsible for some important monuments, and a variety of statues in London and elsewhere. He was born in Southwark, son of a clothworker, learnt modelling under a porcelain maker in Lambeth, and by 1867 had become a modeller for Mrs Coade's Lambeth factory, while studying at the Royal Academy Schools. He later also worked for Wedgewood. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1770, and full Academician in 1777, and it was from around this time that he began to win major commissions for sculptural works, including in 1779 the monument to Chatham in Westminster Abbey.
[Ref: 18954] £65.00
Painted by J. Russell, R.A. Crayon Painter to His Majesty, & to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Engraved by J. Collyer. A. ~
Published as the Act directs, 29 Nov. 1790. Sold by W. Dickinson, Bond Str. J.Cary, Strand. M. Darling, Newport Str. T. Simpson, St. Paul's Church Yard, & J.Collyer, Dorrington Str. Cold Bath Fields. ~ Printed by Bonnichon.
A fine stipple with etching. Plate 208 x 134mm. 8¼ x 5¼". Dorothea Banks (née Hugessen) (died 1828), wife of Sir Joseph Banks, Bt.
[Ref: 14366] £95.00
Painted by J. Russell, R.A. Crayon Painter to His Majesty, & to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Engraved by J. Collyer. A.
Published as the Act directs, 29 Nov.1790. Sold by W. Dickinson, Bond Str. J. Cary, Strand, M. Darling, Newport Str. T. Simpson, St. Paul's Church Yard, & J. Collyer, Dorrington Str. Cold Bath Fields.
Stipple, printed in brown ink with large margins. Plate 204 x 133mm. 8 x 5¼". Portrait; almost half-length directed to left, head turned and looking down and away to right, with a smile, hair dressed high with thick curls, wearing a gown with a lacy frilled neckline and fichu; in an oval. Dorothea Banks (d.1828) was wife of Sir Joseph Banks, and sister-in-law of Sarah Sophia Banks.
See Ref: 14366 for printed in black.
[Ref: 24411] £160.00
Betsy in Trouble.
Painted by J. Russel. Engraved by Ang. Zaffonato.
Stipple, with large margins, printed in colours. Some creasing, wear in margins. A child weeping over her dead bird on the left in front of its cage.
[Ref: 26261] £130.00
Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straits, taken during its construction in 1848. Robert Stephenson Esq.re M.V. Engineer.
Drawn by S.Russell. Day & Son, Lith.rs to the Queen.
Published by S.Russell, 5, Samuel Place, Albany Road, Camberwell, Feb. 20th 1849. [On printed label pasted on.]
Tinted lithograph, printed area 420 x 605mm. Repaired tear entering printed area on left.
[Ref: 5303] £280.00
T. S. Dupuis, Mus. Doc. Oxon.
J. Russell R.A. pinxt. C. Turner sculpt.
Mezzotint, sheet 280 x 225mm. 11 x 9". Trimmed into plate below portrait, lacking some inscription. Thomas Sanders Dupuis (1733 - 1796), musical director; organist. After John Russell (1745 - 1806).
[Ref: 13152] £95.00
Chart of the British Channel with the Opposite Coast of the United Kingdom, and the Republic of France
Drawn and Engraved by J. Russell.
London. Published as the Act directs November 5th 1803 by J. Stratford, Holborn Hill.
Coloured engraved map, rare. 340 x 420mm, 13½ x 16½". Impression weak in places, especially the publication line, tears in binding folds. Despite the title this map shows the British Isles as far north as Dublin, Liverpool and Spurn Head. The map's purpose is to show the potential landing sites of the feared French invasion following the collapse of the Peace of Amiens in May that year. A table lists the landing sites of various invading armies in Britain and Ireland since the Normans in 1066.
[Ref: 26308] £280.00
The Reverend Andrew Gifford, D.D.
From the Original Picture painted by J. Russel. Carington Bowles, Excudit. R. Houston fecit. Published as the Act directs, 2d. June 1774.
Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London.
Mezzotint. 260 x 365mm. Light foxing. [1700 - 1784]. Baptist minister and assistant librarian at the British Museum
[Ref: 5298] £250.00
Phillips Glover Esqr. of Wispington in Lincolnshire. a steady disinterested Friend who never courted popularity but was ever deserving of it.
J. Russel pinxt. Crayon Painter to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. James Watson fecit. from the original Picture in the Possession of George Stacpoole Esqr. at Grosvenor Place.
[British, n.d., c.1790s.]
Mezzotint, with small margins, private plate. 430 x 280mm, 17 x 11". Slight surface damage top. Memorial portrait of Phillips Glover (d.1796), a Quaker of Wispington Lincolnshire; the sitter in middle age, facing slightly left, in a plain oval border, his hair curled and wearing a brimmed hat.
Goodwin 150. Chaloner Smith 62.
[Ref: 26801] £240.00
To His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales This Plate of Martha Gunn the Brighton Bather, is with His gracious permission humbly dedicated by His Royal Highnesses most devoted and obedient servant Diemar. From the Original Painting in the Possession of the Prince.
J.Russell R.A. Crayon-Painter to His Majesty, their Rl. Hs. the Prince of Wales & Duke of York. Engraved by W.Nutter.
London. Published as the Act directs, June 1st 1797, by Diemar. No. 114 Strand.
Stipple. 690 x 490mm. 27¼ x 19¼". Horizontal fold through the centre. Trimmed to plate. Half-length portrait, holding an infant. In the background is a bathing carriage. Martha Gunn (1726-1815), the most famous of the dippers, and described by the Morning Herald as 'The Venerable Priestess of the Bath". She was a favourite of the Prince of Wales, the future George IV.
Wellcome Library no. 20268i.
[Ref: 26938] £480.00
[Johannes Harris Sac. Theo. P. ro & R.S.S.] Non civium Ardor parva jubentium Nec vultrus instantis Tyrannu mente quatit solida. Horat.
[A. Russell pinx. G. Vertue sculp.]
Engraving, proof before lettering of title, artists' names and date. Plate 292 x 196mm. 11½ x 7¾". Portrait of John Harris (c.1666-1719), the writer and lecturer on science and Prebendary of Rochester; half-length to right, looking to front; wearing a wig and ecclesiastical robes and bands; in an oval frame decorated with Acanthus leaves on top, placed on a pedestal with coat of arms in front; frontispiece to the first volume of John Harris' 'History of Kent' (1719). Harris was a fellow of the Royal Society and for a time its vice-president. He wrote a paper on microscopic observations, and is still known for his Lexicon Technicum, or, An Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1704), "which became one of the first books to display the importance to the public of Newton's science, and which has since been regarded a prototype of the more famous dictionaries and encyclopaedias of the Enlightenment."
Alexander: 291. NPG: D35521. Wellcome: 6810046; Lugt 53 unknown.
[Ref: 22824] £120.00
[Sir W. Herschell. From a Crayon Picture by the late J. Russell, Esq.re R.A. in the possession of Sir John Herschell.]
[London: Charles Knight, c.1850.]
Mezzotint on steel. Sheet 165 x 140mm (6½ x 5½". Trimmed within plate, losing title, two small holes in borders. Portrait of Sir William Herschel (1738-1822), 'The King's Astronomer', holding a plan of Uranus and its satellites, headed 'The Georgian Planet with its Satallites'. He discovered the new planet in 1781 and attempted to have it named 'Georgium sidus' after King George III, but, because of French opposition, it was called 'Herschel' on the Continent until the name 'Uranus' was universally adopted.
Wellcome Library: 1379.4.
[Ref: 28559] £70.00
The Reverend John Langford, V.D.M.
J. Russel pinxt. Carington Bowles excudit. R. Houston fecit.
Printed for Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. Publish'd as the Act directs, August 1. 1775.
Mezzotint. Image 255 x 330mm. 'Price 2s.' inscribed lower right. Trimmed to image. Crease through top left corner. Dissenting minister.
CS: 68. Only state.
[Ref: 5299] £180.00
Carolus Linnaeus, Knight Of The Polar Star, First Physician To The King, Professor Of Botany In The University At Upsal, &c.&c. From the Original Picture in the Possession of Aylmer Bourke Lambert Esq. Vice President of the Linnaean Society.
Hollman, pupil of Linnaeus pinx. ad.viv. Bartolozzi R.A. Ornavit Ogburne sculps.
London, Published by Dr. Thornton May 1. 1806.
Coloured stipple, 490 x 350mm. 19¼ x 13¼". Faint staining/ soiling. Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, (1707 – 1778), was a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of nomenclature. He is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology. He is known as the 'father of modern taxonomy.' Frontispiece to Robert John Thornton's 'New illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus von Linnaeus: comprehending an elucidation of the several parts of the fructification; a prize dissertation on the sexes of plants (by C. von Linnæus); a full explanation of the classes, and orders, of the sexual system; and the Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature, being picturesque, botanical, coloured plates, of select plants, illustrative of the same, with descriptions.' 3 pt. London, 1807.
see ref. 21915 for uncoloured impression
[Ref: 10314] £380.00
Map of the Country Surrounding London, to the Extend of Thirty Miles
Engraved for D.r Hughson's Description of London, and Corrected to 1808. Drawn & engraved by J.Russell, Upper Pratt place, Camden Town.
London, Published by J. Stratford No 112 Holborn Hill, June 18th: 1808.
Coloured engraving. 380 x 410mm, 15 x 16¼". Splits to binding folds. The environs of London, extending to Windsor in the west, Hertford, Maidstone and Guildford.
[Ref: 15355] £320.00
Maternal Love. Dedicated by Permission to Col.l Charles Morgan by his obed.t humble Serv.t J.Walker.
Painted by J.Russell, Crayon-Painter to His Majesty & his R.H. the Prince of Wales. Engraved by P.W.Tompkins, late Pupil of Bartolozzi.
London. Pub March 1 1790 by I.Walker, No.7 Cornhill & N.106 New Bond Street. Printseller to his R.H. the Prince of Wales.
Stipple, printed in sepia. 360 x 260mm.
[Ref: 5307] £320.00
Maternal Love Dedicated by permission to Col.l Charles Morgan, by his obed.t humble Serv.t J. Walker.
Painted by J.Russell Crayon Painter to his Majesty & his R.H. the Prince of Wales. Walker excud.t Engraved by P.W. Tomkins, late pupil of Bartolozzi.
London Pub March 1 1790 by I Walker No.7 Cornhill & No.106 New Bond Street Printseller to his R.H. the Prince of Wales.
Stipple, printed in brown. 360 x 260mm. 14¼ x 10¼". Cut inside platemark. Portrait of a half-length woman, sitting in a sofa under a curtain, facing front, a girl sitting on her lap, three-quarter to left, with roses in her right hand, in an oval; a coat-of-arms with a lion crest below image.
[Ref: 28162] £320.00
The Revd. Dr. Colin Milne, F.R.S. Author of the Botanical Dictionary.
Russell, R.A. Portrait Painter to their Majesties, pinxt. Holl sculpt.
London Published for Dr. Thornton, 1804.
Stipple. Sheet 440 x 325mm. Divine and botanist [1743? - 1815]. Vignette view of Greenwich Hospital by Newton underneath portrait.
[Ref: 8209] £160.00
[The New Heir, Stokesay]
W.Russell Flint [Ink signature]
XLI [Ink edition number]
Drypoint. Edition of 75. Paper watermarked: ABSC 1793 [French]. Image 228 x 348mm. 9 x 13¾". Ink mss notation about the paper. Sir William Russell Flint [1880-1969] was a Scottish artist who was known for his watercolor paintingsand etchings. He served as president of Britain’s Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours for 20years. His female sbjects are extremely popular while scenes of everyday life are highly acclaimed.
[Ref: 17005] £620.00
[The Posada Kitchen, Pancorbo]
W.Russell Flint [Ink signature]
XX [Ink edition number]
Drypoint, 1928, state iii of iii, the published state, edition of 75. 230 x 300mm. The second plate depicting this scene.
[Ref: 2509] £480.00
[A Rendevous, Vicenza]
W.Russell Flint [Ink signature]
xxxv [Ink edition number]
Drypoint, 1929, state v of v, edition of 75. 245 x 170mm.
[Ref: 2511] £420.00
Tom and his Pidgeons. [&] The Favorite Rabbit.
J.Russell Esq.r pinx.t. C.Knight sculp.t.
Published June 1. 1792 by C.Knight, Stoke Bucks & Random, Stainbank & Sayer, 17 Old Bond Street, London.
Pair of oval stipples. Each 160 x 170mm. Trimmed to platemarks. Tom protecting his pigeons from a cat, and a girl feeding her rabbit.
[Ref: 5309] £250.00
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Henricus Sacheverell S.T.P. Collegÿ Magdalen: Oxõn Socius.
A. Russell pinx. 1710. I. Smith fec.
Mezzotint. Image 351 x 253mm. 13¾ x 10". Trimmed to just outside the platemark. Henry Sacheverell (1674-1724) was an English High Church clergyman and politician. He came to fame when preacher at St Saviour's, Southwark. His famous sermons on the church in danger from the neglect of the Whig ministry to keep guard over its interests were preached, the one at Derby on 15 August 1709, the other at St Paul's Cathedral on 5 November 1709. They were immediately reprinted, the latter being dedicated to the lord mayor and the former to the author's kinsman, George Sacheverell who was high sheriff of Derbyshire that year, and, as the passions of the whole British population were at this period keenly exercised between the rival factions of Whig and Tory; Sacheverell's arguments on behalf of the church which supplied the Tories with most of their support made him their idol.
CS:219: ii of ii. In the NPG. W: 220.
[Ref: 12936] £220.00
Henricus Sacheverell S.T.P.
A. Russell pinx: Geo: Vertue Sculp: 1714.
Fine engraving. Plate 375 x 267mm. 14¾ x 10½". Trimmed close the plate along lower edge. Henry Sacheverell (1674-1724) was an English High Church clergyman and politician. He came to fame when preacher at St Saviour's, Southwark. His famous sermons on the church in danger from the neglect of the Whig ministry to keep guard over its interests were preached, the one at Derby on 15 August 1709, the other at St Paul's Cathedral on 5 November 1709. They were immediately reprinted, the latter being dedicated to the lord mayor and the former to the author's kinsman, George Sacheverell who was high sheriff of Derbyshire that year, and, as the passions of the whole British population were at this period keenly exercised between the rival factions of Whig and Tory; Sacheverell's arguments on behalf of the church which supplied the Tories with most of their support made him their idol.
[Ref: 19089] £180.00
[A Spanish Christening]
W.Russell Flint [Ink signature]
LXI [Ink edition number]
Drypoint, 1928, state vi of vi, the published state, edition of 75. 230 x 300mm. The second plate depicting this scene.
[Ref: 2513] £480.00
Emily Anne Strutt.
Painted by John Russell R.A. Crayon Painter to His Majesty & to their Rl. Hss's. the Prince of Wales & Duke of York. Engraved by Joseph Strutt.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament June 1 1794 by Joseph Strutt.
Etching and stipple in sepia, 270 x 220mm. 10½ x 8¾". Light marginal spotting. A young girl, possibly a relation of the engraver, with a mastiff dog. Engraved and published by Joseph Strutt (1749 - 1802). Strutt was author of the Dictionary of Engravers, and of 'A complete view of the dress and habits of the people of England, from the establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the present time'.
[Ref: 9462] £180.00
Cupid, Flora, Ceres, and Esculapius, Honouring the Bust of Linnaeus.
Russell R.A. & Opie R.A. pinx.t. Maddocks sculp.t.
London Pub.d Jan.y 1 1812 by Dr. Thornton.
Stipple. 375 x 270mm, 14¾ x 10½". One of the frontispieces to the Lottery Edition of Dr Robert Thornton's 'Temple of Flora'. In an attempt to bring in revenue to pay for the publication of his large botanical plates, Thorton had this small folio edition produced and held a lottery with them as prizes. This too failed and Thornton became destitute.
[Ref: 16742] £190.00