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La Famille Africaine.
La Famille Africaine.
L. Boilly [signed in plate.]
Chez Aubert gal. vero-dodat. Imp. d'Aubert et de Junca. [Paris, 1823-1828.]
Lithograph, sheet 260 x 210mm. 11½ x 8¼".
Louis-Léopold Boilly, (1761 - 1845), He studied painting as a teenager before moving to Paris in 1785. He created images of the Parisian Salon lifestyle with great detail of expression, gesture, costuming, and textiles. His most famous printed lithographs are 'Recueil de grimâces'. A caricature of an African family (five adults and a baby), with exaggerated racial characteristics, from Louis Léopold Boilly's (1761 - 1845) 'Recueil de grimâces' series of studies of facial expression and gesture.
[Ref: 17975]   £280.00  
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[Frontispiece(?): musical allegory with astrological signs.]
[Frontispiece(?): musical allegory with astrological signs.] Ed Bouchardon imprint 1741
J. Aubert Sculp [in image.]
[Paris, n.d., c.1740.]
Etching, frontispiece, rare; 315 x 225mm. 12½ x 9". Horizontal centrefold. Lacking some margin upper right. One closed tear to margin.
A female figure in classical robes writing a musical score and looking up to the heavens, where a cherub with a laurel crown plays a harp. A keyboard and violin beside the woman, a winged horse on a cliff top beyond, with other emblems in the sky. Quotation from Horace's 'Epistles' Book 1 below. After Edme Bouchardon (1698-1762).
[Ref: 27675]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Palestrina.
Palestrina.
Peint par Ferd. Heilbuth d'aprés le tableau original appartenant à Mr. J Wesselhoeft de Hambourg. Lith. par J. Aubert. [Inside the image along the bottom:] Ferd Heilbuth 1851. Jean Aubert.
Berlin_Verlag von Goupil & C.ie Publié par Goupil & C.ie le 1.er 8.bre 1858 Paris_London. New-York_Published by M, Knoedler. [Publisher's blindstamp below title:] Goupil & Co. Editeurs a Paris.
Lithograph on india. Sheet 489 x 634mm. 19¼ x 25". Some light scuffing and soiling in the margins. Small tears in the upper margins.
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music He had a lasting influence on the development of church music and his work is often seen as the culmination of Renaissance polyphony. He sits holding his viol and one hand on a large score of compositions. He is discussing his art with pupils or friends.
[Ref: 16613]   £350.00  
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Chien d'arrèt.
Chien d'arrèt.
Rosa Bonheur pinx. J. Aubert lith. Imp. Lemercier Paris.
Paris, François Delaruem 18, Rue J.J. Rousseau. Paris, H. Peyrol Editeur, 7, Rue Depuytren, London. New-York _ Published by M. Knúdler. [n.d., c.1860.]
Lithograph. Printed area 500 x 370mm (19¾ x 14½"), publisher's blind stamp.
A portrait of a pointer-type dog, looking over a fence. A 'chien d'arrèt' is any retrieving gun dog.
[Ref: 46259]   £380.00  
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