Stewart delt. Lizars sc.
Engraved for the Naturalist's Library [n.d., c.1830].
Engraving, sheet 165 x 100mm. 6½ x 4". Johann Ludwig (also known as John Lewis, Jean Louis) Burckhardt (1784 - 1817) was a Swiss traveller and orientalist. He is best known for rediscovering the ruins of the city of Petra (today in Jordan).
[Ref: 24046] £45.00
Hide and Seek.
Painted and engraved by James Stewart.
London. Published Jan.y, 1. 1834 by Moon, Boys & Graves, Printsellers to His Majesty. No. 9 Pall Mall.
Engraving. Plate: 320 x 400mm (12½ x 16"). Interior scene. A young girl enters a room and a group of several children rush to hide behind the door and into a curtained bed.
[Ref: 32678] £130.00
John Lewis of Richmond.
[Painted by T. Stewart. Engraved by R. Field.]
Mezzotint, rare. Image 310 x 260mm (12¼ x 10¼" Trimmed to image, title pasted underneath. Portrait of John Lewis (1713-1792), Richmond resident who owned a brewery near the Thames close to where Terrace Gardens now are. Seated facing the viewer, he holds a stick in his right hand, wearing a dark coat open over a pale double-breasted waistcoat, white cravat and broad-brimmed hat over a chin-length wig. In 1758 Lewis became a celebrity when he re-established the freedom for public to walk through Richmond Park, through a legal case against Princess Amelia. . The Park reopened on 12th May 1758 when ladder style gates were fixed to Ham & Sheen gates in front of a vast gathering of local people. The painting by Stewart, a pupil of Sir Joshua Reynolds, currently hangs in the Reference Library at the Old Town Hall, Richmond. This was Field's only mezzotint.
Chaloner Smith 1, I of II; in the second state the chair disappears and the name is replaced by a text starting 'Be It Remembered'.
[Ref: 42444] £360.00
Daniel O'Connell, Esqre. M.P.
Drawn by J. Stewart. Engraved by H. Robinson.
[British, n.d., c.1840.]
Stipple and engraving on india laid paper, image 235 x 180mm. 9¼ x 7". Margins slightly trimmed. Portrait of Daniel O'Connell (1775 – 1847); seated, holding scroll in right hand. Known as 'The Liberator', or 'The Emancipator', O'Connell was an Irish political leader in the first half of the nineteenth century. He campaigned for Catholic Emancipation - the right for Catholics to sit in the Westminster Parliament, denied for over 100 years - and Repeal of the Union between Ireland and Great Britain.
[Ref: 21698] £65.00