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General Amherst.
General Amherst.
Aliamet sculp.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving with large margins. Platemark: 130 x 95mm (5 x 3¾"). Time stained.
A bust portrait of Field Marshal Jeffery Amherst (1717-97), 1st Baron Amherst of Montreal KB, dressed in naval attire. Within a decorative oval. Amherst was the Commander-in-Chief of the forces in North America during the Seven Years' War.
[Ref: 35640]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Tems de Brouillard.
Tems de Brouillard. A Messire Gaspard Moyse de Fontainieu Conseiller d'Etat ordinaire, Intendant et Controlleur Général des Meubles de la Coronne.
J. Vernet Pinxit. J. Aliamet dirrexit.
A Paris, chéz Alimet, Graveur du Roy, rue de Mathurins vis à vis celle des Maçons. [n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. 370 x 550mm (14½ x 22"). Very large margins.
A foggy port, after Joseph Vernet.
[Ref: 38111]   £320.00  
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Le Matin.  [The Morning.]
Le Matin. [The Morning.] Dedie a Messire Pierre Charles de Villette Chevalier Seigneur du Plessis Villette...[etc.] Tire de son Cabinet et grave de la meme grandeur de l'Original. Par son tres-humble Serviteur Aliamet.
J. Vernet Pinxit. Aliamet Sculp.
a Paris chez l'Auteur rue des Mathurins vis a vis celle des Masons [n.d., c.1775].
Etching and engraving, 355 x 455mm. 14 x 18".
A scene on a river with fishermen in the foreground, water mill at right, and a bridge and buildings in the distance. After Joseph Vernet (1714 - 1789), the famous marine painter. Vernet studied and worked in Rome (1734-53) until recalled to Paris where he was commissioned to paint a set representing French harbours (the 'Ports de France'). He was the father of Carle Vernet, and grandfather of Horace.
[Ref: 10290]   £360.00  
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La Nuit [Night]
La Nuit [Night] Dediée à Messire Charles Marquis de Villette Maréchal Général des Logis de la Cavalerie [...]
J. Vernet Pinxit. J. Aliamet Sculp.
A Paris chez l'Auteur Graveur du Roi rue des Mathurins vis-à-vis celle des Masons [n.d., c.1775].
Etching and engraving, fine, platemark 355 x 455mm (14 x 18") very large margins.
Scene by the sea with figures gathered around tent warming food on a fire, and another figure fishing. Part of a set of landscapes representing the times of day after Joseph Vernet (1714 - 1789), regarded during his lifetime as the leading European landscape and marine painter. Vernet's clientele included German princes and Russian nobles, and from the 1760s to 1780s no collection was deemed complete without examples of his work. His influence is evident in the landscapes of British artists of the following generation such as Richard Wilson and Joseph Wright of Derby.
For other plates in the series see refs. 10290 ('Morning') and 28523 ('Midday').
[Ref: 44120]   £360.00  
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Tems de Orageux.
Tems de Orageux. Dédiée à Monsieur Vialy Peintre du Roi Par son Serviteur et ami Aliamet. Ce Tableau est tiré du Cabinet de Mr Vialy.
J. Vernet Pinxit. J. Aliamet dirrexit.
A Paris, chéz Alimet, Graveur du Roy, rue de Mathurins vis à vis celle des Maçons. [n.d., c.1760.]
Engraving. 350 x 455mm ("13¾ x 18"). Very large margins.
A stormy seascape with a ruined tower on a headland, after Joseph Vernet.
[Ref: 38114]   £230.00  
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Le Midi [Midday]
Le Midi [Midday] Dedié a Messire Pierre Charles de Villette Chevalier Seigneur du Plessis Villette...[etc.] Tire de son Cabinet et gravé de la meme grandeur de l'Original. Par son tres-humble Serviteur Aliamet.
J. Vernet Pinxit. Aliamet Sculp.
a Paris chez l'Auteur rue des Mathurins vis a vis celle des Masons [n.d., c.1775].
Fine etching and engraving, platemark 355 x 455mm (14 x 18"). Very large margins.
River scene with fishermen using nets to catch fish, and a family hurrying to shelter from the weather. Part of a set of landscapes representing the times of day after Joseph Vernet (1714 - 1789), the famous marine painter.
For 'Morning' from the same set see ref. 10290.
[Ref: 38523]   £260.00  
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