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S. Jacobus Minor.
S. Jacobus Minor.
Angelus de Rubeis Sculp. in Marmore Franciscus Aquila delin, et Sculp.
Romae ex Chalcographia jam de Rubeis, nunc R.C.A. apud Pedem Marmoreum
Etching, 520 x 325mm (20½ x 12½"). Horizontal crease through centre, small nicks and tears to edges, occasional staining, general paper tone, bit dusty.
St. James, son of Alphaeus (also known as 'James the less') . Plate seven from a series of 'Statue dei Dodici Apostoli in S. Giovanni in Laterano'. As part of the reconstruction of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, twelve niches were created under the direction of the architect Francesco Borromini. However, these remained empty until the early eighteenth century, when Pope Clement XI sponsored a competition to select designs for sculptures of the twelve apostles. This statue was by Angelo de Rossi (1671-1715).
Provenance: once owned by Thomas Meggitt of Hull, painter (1770-c.1859)
[Ref: 23139]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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S. Paulus
S. Paulus
Monsu Monot sculp. in Marmore Franciscus Aquila delin, et sculps.
Romae ex Chalcographia jam de Rubeis, nunc R.C.A. apud Pedem Marmoreum
Etching, 520 x 325mm (20½ x 12½"). Small margins left and right only, horizontal crease through centre, small nicks and tears to edges, hole near top, general paper tone. Bit dusty.
St. Paul holding a sword (symbolising his martyrdom). Plate two from a series of 'Statue dei Dodici Apostoli in S. Giovanni in Laterano'. As part of the reconstruction of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, twelve niches were created under the direction of the architect Francesco Borromini. However, these remained empty until the early eighteenth century, when Pope Clement XI sponsored a competition to select designs for sculptures of the twelve apostles. This statue of St. Paul was by the French sculptor Paul-Étienne Monnot (1657-1733).
Provenance: once owned by Thomas Meggitt of Hull, painter (1770-c.1859)
[Ref: 23092]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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S. Petrus.
S. Petrus.
Monsu Monot sculp. in Marmore Franciscus Aquila delin, et sculps.
Romae ex Chalcographia jam de Rubeis, nunc R.C.A. apud Pedem Marmoreum
Etching, 520 x 325mm (20½ x 12½"). Small margins left and right only, horizontal crease through centre, small nicks and tears to edges, a few small holes, general paper tone, bit dusty.
St. Peter holding the key to the kingdom of heaven, as promised to him (Matthew 16:18-19). Plate one from a series of 'Statue dei Dodici Apostoli in S. Giovanni in Laterano'. As part of the reconstruction of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, twelve niches were created under the direction of the architect Francesco Borromini. However, these remained empty until the early eighteenth century, when Pope Clement XI sponsored a competition to select designs for sculptures of the twelve apostles. This statue of St. Peter was by the French sculptor Paul-Étienne Monnot (1657-1733).
Provenance: once owned by Thomas Meggitt of Hull, painter (1770-c.1859)
[Ref: 23088]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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S. Philippus
S. Philippus
Joseph Mazzuoli Sculp. in Marmore. Franciscus Aquila delin, et Sculp.
Romae ex Chalcographia jam de Rubeis, nunc R.C.A. apud Pedem Marmoreum
Etching, 520 x 325mm (20½ x 12½"). Horizontal crease through centre, small nicks and tears to edges, occasional staining, general paper tone, bit dusty.
St. Philip with a cross (signifying his crucifixion) and the serpent he killed by the power of prayer. Plate seven from a series of 'Statue dei Dodici Apostoli in S. Giovanni in Laterano'. As part of the reconstruction of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, twelve niches were created under the direction of the architect Francesco Borromini. However, these remained empty until the early eighteenth century, when Pope Clement XI sponsored a competition to select designs for sculptures of the twelve apostles. This statue was by Giuseppe Mazzuoli (1644-1725).
Provenance: once owned by Thomas Meggitt of Hull, painter (1770-c.1859)
[Ref: 23140]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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S. Simon
S. Simon
Franciscus Moratti Sculp. in Marmore. Franciscus Aquila delin, et Sculp.
Romae ex Chalcographia jam de Rubeis, nunc R.C.A. apud Pedem Marmoreum
Etching, 520 x 325mm (20½ x 12½"). Horizontal crease through centre, small nicks and tears to edges, hole at bottom, pink marks near bottom, general paper tone, bit dusty.
Simon the Zealot, plate eleven from a series of 'Statue dei Dodici Apostoli in S. Giovanni in Laterano'. As part of the reconstruction of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, twelve niches were created under the direction of the architect Francesco Borromini. However, these remained empty until the early eighteenth century, when Pope Clement XI sponsored a competition to select designs for sculptures of the twelve apostles. This statue was by Francesco Moratti (died c. 1719).
Provenance: once owned by Thomas Meggitt of Hull, painter (1770-c.1859)
[Ref: 23141]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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S. Thaddeus
S. Thaddeus
Laurentius Ottoni Sculp. in Marmore. Franciscus Aquila delin, et Sculp.
Romae ex Chalcographia jam de Rubeis, nunc R.C.A. apud Pedem Marmoreum
Etching, 520 x 325mm (20½ x 12½"). Horizontal crease through centre, small nicks and tears to edges (particularly centre right), hole at bottom, pink marks near bottom, general paper tone, bit dusty.
Jude the Apostle (also known as Thaddeus), plate twelve from a series of 'Statue dei Dodici Apostoli in S. Giovanni in Laterano'. As part of the reconstruction of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, twelve niches were created under the direction of the architect Francesco Borromini. However, these remained empty until the early eighteenth century, when Pope Clement XI sponsored a competition to select designs for sculptures of the twelve apostles. This statue was by Lorenzo Ottoni (1658-1736).
Provenance: once owned by Thomas Meggitt of Hull, painter (1770-c.1859)
[Ref: 23142]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Illustrissimo Virtutum Maecenati Atque Amplissimo Domino Domno Adriano Ulloae Et Regenti Dignissimo Paulus De Matthaeis, ut Tyrones addiscant hec Pictura Artis exempla dicat et consecrat.
Illustrissimo Virtutum Maecenati Atque Amplissimo Domino Domno Adriano Ulloae Et Regenti Dignissimo Paulus De Matthaeis, ut Tyrones addiscant hec Pictura Artis exempla dicat et consecrat.
Pau: de Mat: Inv. Fran. Aquila d.S.
[n.d., c.1720.]
Etching, 325 x 235mm. Horizontal crease through centre of plate, and along lower edge. Foxing.
A frontispiece.
[Ref: 7412]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Tabula IV. Statuæ [...]
Tabula IV. Statuæ [...]
Annibal Carraccius pinx. in Ædibus farnesianis. Petrus Aquila delin et sculp.
Io. Jacobi de Rubeis formis Romæ ad Templ. S. Mariæ de Pace cu Priv. S. Pont. [1674-1693.
Etching, printed in sanguine. 370 x 560mm (14½ x 21¾") Wear to margins.
A plate from 'Imagines Farnesiani Cubiculi Cum ipsarum monocromatibus et ornamentis', illustrating Annibale Carracci's mural in the Villa Farnesina. These are six contorted, muscular 'Captives', telamones inside niches from the painted ceiling of the Farnese gallery, divided by door-frames.
[Ref: 33921]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Captiui, qui in utrâque Porticus fronte, Persei, atque Andromedes tabulas bracchijs, et humeris sulciunt; ijdemque ortamento sunt.
Captiui, qui in utrâque Porticus fronte, Persei, atque Andromedes tabulas bracchijs, et humeris sulciunt; ijdemque ortamento sunt.
Annibal Carraccius pinx. in Ædibus farnesianis. Petrus Aquila delin et sculp.
Io. Jacobi de Rubeis formis Romæ ad Templ. S. Mariæ de Pace cu Priv. S. Pont. [1674-1693.
Etching, printed in sanguine. 370 x 560mm (14½ x 21¾") Torn.
A plate from 'Galeriae Farnesianae Icones', illustrating works of art from the Farnese gallery, Rome. On the first row are four small paintings with Hercules and the hydra, Minerva and Prometheus, Arion riding on a dolphin, Hercules and Prometheus; on the second row, two roundels on either side with the personifications of Charity and Justice; at centre, on the second raw, two further paintings of Peleus and Thetis (or Galatea?) and two tritons involved in a battle; on the third row, three busts in a round niche; on the fourth raw, four full-length classical sculptures.
[Ref: 33920]   £220.00  
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Steterunt Sol, et Luna ad Nutum Iosue, Donec Israel de Amorraeis Vicisceretur. Iosue. C.X.
Steterunt Sol, et Luna ad Nutum Iosue, Donec Israel de Amorraeis Vicisceretur. Iosue. C.X. Io. Iac. de Rub. form Romae. 39.
R.V.I. in Vat. Petrus Aquila del sculp. [Raphael.]
[G.G. de' Rossi.] [n.d. c.1675.]
Etching and engraving with large margins. Plate 243 x 285mm (9½ x 11¼").
Joshua stops the sun and the moon; after Raphael. From the series 'Imagines veteris ac Novi Testamenti', which depicts the complete series of frescos painted by Raphael in the Logge. The series was published in Rome in 1675 by Gian Giacomo de Rossi; plates 1 to 36 and plate 44 were engraved by Cesare Fantetti and plates 37 to 52 by Pietro dell'Aquila .
[Ref: 29412]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Sacerdos Cornu Olei Unxit Salomonem, Omnisq. Clamavit Populus: Vivat Rec. Reg III. C.I.
Sacerdos Cornu Olei Unxit Salomonem, Omnisq. Clamavit Populus: Vivat Rec. Reg III. C.I. Io. Iac. de Rub. form Romae. 45.
R.V.I. in Vat. Petrus Aquila del sculp. [Raphael.]
[G.G. de' Rossi.] [n.d. c.1675.]
Etching and engraving with large margins. Plate 234 x 275mm (9¼ x 10¾").
Salomon anointed by Zadok; after Raphael. From the series 'Imagines veteris ac Novi Testamenti', which depicts the complete series of frescos painted by Raphael in the Logge. The series was published in Rome in 1675 by Gian Giacomo de Rossi; plates 1 to 36 and plate 44 were engraved by Cesare Fantetti and plates 37 to 52 by Pietro dell'Aquila .
[Ref: 29413]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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