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The Five Senses
The Five Senses
London, Darton & Hodge Holborn Hill [c.1830]
Engraving, platemark 330 x 410mm (13 x 16¼"). Repaired tears to top and bottom edges, slight crease. Cut to platemark.
Busy scene in which figures demonstrate the use of each of the five senses. A rare item.
[Ref: 44113]   £240.00  
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Seeing. La Vüe.
Seeing. La Vüe.
[n.d., c.1780]
Mezzotint. 110 x 145mm (4½ x 5¾"). Trimmed within the platemark.
A half length image of a woman looking at her reflection in the mirror.
Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 32412]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Smell] L'Odorat.
[Smell] L'Odorat.
C.D. In.
J. Gole fec. et Exc. cum Privil. Amstelodami. [n.d., c.1690.]
Mezzotint with large margins, very scarce. 260 x 185mm (10¼ x 7¼").
An interior scene satirising allergories of the Five Senses: here a man vomits on the floor as a boy holds up his shirt to expose his bare bottom. Two of the three onlookers are holding their noses.
Holl 263. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36399]   £260.00  
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T'Gevoel. 5.
T'Gevoel. 5.
G. Honthorst pinxit. H.R. Sculpsit.
Gedruckt t'Amsterdam by Clement de Longhe. [n.d. c.1700.]
Engraving with etching in oval frames decorated with cherubs and natural subjects, very scarce, 451 x 369mm. 17¾ x 14½". Trimmed. Tear in top right corner, where it is pulling away from the board. Glued down to board in right-hand corners.
"Touch" one of the five senses is represented by a startled lady fishing by the river's edge, as man leans across in front to untangle her bodice.
[Ref: 16418]   £450.00  
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