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Actualités. No.142. -Si j’allais être inquièté pour mon instrument? -Ne craignez rien, voisin, on ne désarme que les gens que des clarinettes de cinq pieds.
Actualités. No.142. -Si j’allais être inquièté pour mon instrument? -Ne craignez rien, voisin, on ne désarme que les gens que des clarinettes de cinq pieds. -Tiens, ma femme, violà probablement un insurgé ….faut-il qu’il en ait tire de ces coups de fusil pour avoir la figuré noire comme ça!.....
Bouchat [facsimile in image.]
Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse. Imp. Aubert & Co. [n.d. c.1830.]
Lithograph.
Two satirical scenes. One: An officer fears that his instrument is about to be taken away from him, but his is reassured that that isn't the case. Two: a couple looking astonished as a black man passes, but claims that he has been shooting so much to get a black figure like that.
[Ref: 15561]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Amants Célèbres. Faust and Marguerite.
Les Amants Célèbres. Faust and Marguerite. Ce brilliant séducteur, perfume d’eau de rose, Lui dépeignait sa flame en terme ampoules; Tandis que Marguerite à ses yeux ètonnés Ne comprenant rien à la chose Se fourre les doigts dans le nez.
J. Platier [inside image.]
Chez Pannier Edit. R.du Croissant, 16. Chez Aubert Pl.de la Bourse, 29. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie. [n.d. c.1840.]
Coloured lithograph. 350 x 267mm. 13¾ x 10½".
Famous lovers: Faust and Marguerite from Carré's play on Faust's determination in wooing young Marguerite, by signing a contract with the devil. Charles Gounod also based his 1859 opera on the same play.
[Ref: 15326]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Amants Célèbres. Faust and Marguerite.
Les Amants Célèbres. Faust and Marguerite. Ce brilliant séducteur, perfume d’eau de rose, Lui dépeignait sa flame en terme ampoules; Tandis que Marguerite à ses yeux ètonnés Ne comprenant rien à la chose Se fourre les doigts dans le nez.
J. Platier [inside image.]
Chez Pannier Edit. R.du Croissant, 16. Chez Aubert Pl.de la Bourse, 29. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie. [n.d. c.1840.]
Lithograph. 317 x 228mm. 12½ x 9".
Famous lovers: Faust and Marguerite from Carré's play on Faust's determination in wooing young Marguerite, by signing a contract with the devil. Charles Gounod also based his 1859 opera on the same play.
[Ref: 15329]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Loges Fashionables. La Fosse Aux Lions. (Opéra.) –Nul n’aura de talent, hors nous et nos amis..-Yes!
Loges Fashionables. La Fosse Aux Lions. (Opéra.) –Nul n’aura de talent, hors nous et nos amis..-Yes!
A. Gémoly.
Chez Bauger & Cie. R.du Croissant, 16. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie. Chez Aubert, Pl.de la Bourse, 29. [n.d. c.1840.]
Lithograph. 255 x 310mm. 10 x 12".
A group of men with spyglasses looking aimlessly as they await the performance start; inside a theatre box.
[Ref: 15713]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Fetes au Dieu Pan - Dies Panos Festi.
Fetes au Dieu Pan - Dies Panos Festi.
A. Watteau pinxit. M. Aubert Sculpsit.
A Paris avec privilege du Roy [n.d., 1734].
Very fine etching, 410 x 490mm, 16 x 19¼". A fine impression, with good margins.
Feast in honour of Pan: people gathered on a terrace at the edge of a water in a wooded rocky landscape; on the left, a couple sitting and playing guitar near a grotto around which naked people are lying, pouring water out of bowls. In the middle, Harlequin and a man dressed in black reading a book while Pierrot plays flute (both characters in the Commedia dell'arte); on the right, satyrs, women and children sitting around a carafe of wine. The print was advertised by Veuve Chéreau and Surugue in 'Mercure', April 1734. After Antoine Watteau ( 1684 - 1721), from the 'Recueil Jullienne' series, Plate 228 to 'L'Oeuvre d'Antoine Watteau Peintre du Roy'. Jean de Jullienne (1686 - 1766) was a Parisian collector and patron of the arts who owned some 450 drawings by Watteau, and had them engraved.
BM 1838,0526.2.112.
[Ref: 25807]   £450.00  
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Les Amants Célèbres. Paul et Virginie.
Les Amants Célèbres. Paul et Virginie. Si Paul en la portant était au parade, Elle, redoutait un parterre; Aussi, faute de favoris, Elle empoigna sa crinière, Car pour passer la rivière On eût dit qu’elle craignait, La bonne aventure au gué.
J. Platier [inside image.]
Chez Pannier Edit. R.du Croissant, 16. Chez Aubert Pl.de la Bourse, 29. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie. [n.d. c.1840.]
Lithograph. 336 x 259mm. 13¼ x 10¼".
Famour lovers: Paul and Virginie was a novel by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, first published in 1787.
[Ref: 15327]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Carolo Sackville Comiti de Dorset et Middlesex & c. sui termporis Mścenati.
Carolo Sackville Comiti de Dorset et Middlesex & c. sui termporis Mścenati.
F.Boucher invenit et delin. M.Aubert Sculpsit.
Mac.S. [Paris: Basan, c.1737.]
Engraving. 640 x 415mm, 25¼ x 16¼". Tears to margins, creased.
An allegorical monument to Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset and 1st Earl of Middlesex (1638-1706), with a winged horse, putti and a pair of leopards.
From Eugene Mac-Swiny's 'Tombeaux des Princes, Grand Capitaines et Autres Hommes Illustres, Qui ont fleuri dans la Grande-Bretagne'. Owen McSwiny, former manager of Drury Lane and the Haymarket Theatres, had travelled to Italy where he bought works of Italian painters, including Canaletto, to sell to English collectors. He also planned a series of historical pictures to decorate the Duke of Richmond's apartment at Goodwood, commemorating the deeds of famous Englishmen.

[Ref: 10616]   £230.00  
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Vois mon mari Derrière!..
Vois mon mari Derrière!.. Les Bals Masqués.
Par Gavarni.
Chez Bauger R. du Croissant 16. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie. [n.d. c.1840.]
Lithograph. 361 x 276mm. 14¼ x 10¾".
A scene depicting 3 masked characters. A lady of society whispers to her husband telling him to admire the three little characters that stand behind her.
[Ref: 12964]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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