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Georgius Baglivus Aetat.34.
Georgius Baglivus Aetat.34.
Carolus Maratta inv:, delin:, et Autori amico D.D.D. Romae 1703. C. Duflos Sc. Parisiis.
Rare Etching. Plate 216 x 146mm. 8½ x 5¾". On verso medical staff library. Trimmed to the plate along the top and right edge. Some creasing.
Giorgio Baglivi (1668-1707) was an Armenian doctor, medical researcher, anatomist and early pathologist.
W: 141: i/ii.
[Ref: 18164]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Armeno,
Armeno, che va alla per Maritarsi, accompagnato dal Compare, che li porta la sciabbla. [French translation to right.]
Apud Theodorum Viero Venetiis [n.d., c.1775.]
Engraving, 280 x 205mm. 11 x 8".
An Armenian man dressed in traditional marriage costume, accompanied by a boy holding a sabre. Captions in Italian and French. By Teodoro Viero (1740 - 1819), engraver and publisher in Venice.
[Ref: 10508]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Armenian Architect]
[Armenian Architect] Architecte Armenien.
JB. J. De Franssieres sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving, mint, platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") very large margins.
Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis de Ferriol. After Jean-Baptiste van Mour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, remembered for his his detailed portrayal of life in the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Era and the rule of Sultan Ahmed III.
[Ref: 46921]   £270.00  
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[Armenian girl going to church to get married]
[Armenian girl going to church to get married] Fille Armenienne, que l'on conduit à l'Eglise pour la marier.
JB. J. Haussard sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving, mint, platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") very large margins.
Armenian girl wearing a veil, led by two other women to church to get married. Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis de Ferriol. After Jean-Baptiste van Mour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, remembered for his his detailed portrayal of life in the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Era and the rule of Sultan Ahmed III.
[Ref: 46920]   £270.00  
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[Armenian man going to church to get married]
[Armenian man going to church to get married] Armenien qui va à l'Eglise pour se marier, accompagné du Compère qui porte son sabre.
JB. J. Haussard sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving, mint, platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") very large margins.
Armenian man on his way to get married, accompanied by boy holding his sabre. Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis de Ferriol. After Jean-Baptiste van Mour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, remembered for his his detailed portrayal of life in the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Era and the rule of Sultan Ahmed III.
[Ref: 46919]   £270.00  
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Veprus [?] Armeno.
Veprus [?] Armeno.
[n.d., c. 1830.]
Pen and ink with watercolour. Sheet 215 x 160mm (8½ x 6¼").
A fine sketch of an Armenian priest in brightly-coloured robes.
[Ref: 38007]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Armenian priest?]
[Armenian priest?]
[n.d., c. 1830.]
Pen and ink with watercolour. Sheet 215 x 160mm (8½ x 6¼").
A fine sketch of an Armenian priest in brightly-coloured robes.
[Ref: 38008]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Eglise des Armeniens.
Eglise des Armeniens.
[Amsterdam: J.F. Bernard c.1736.]
Engraving. 340 x 220mm, 13½ x 8¾".
The interior of an Armenian church, published in Jean Frederic Bernard's monumental "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" (Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World). 'The world's first encyclopedia of religions, the heavily illustrated, detailed general survey treating all religions dispassionately and as notionally equal, was composed and published in Amsterdam under the title 'Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde' in seven large volumes between 1723 and 1737 by a group of radical, intellectually subversive Huguenot refugees' (Jonathan Israel, 'How the light came in', TLS June 21 2013).
[Ref: 15881]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Dergoumidas,
Dergoumidas, Prestre Armenien condamné par le Grand Visir Ali Pacha, mourut Martir le 5.e Novembre 1707.
JB. J. Haussard sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving, mint; platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") very large margins. Tear extending into plate lower edge.
The Armenian priest Dergoumidas is condemned to death by the Grand Vizier Alì Pascià for having converted to Catholicism, an episode which actually took place on 5 November 1707. Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis de Ferriol. After Jean-Baptiste van Mour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, remembered for his his detailed portrayal of life in the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Era and the rule of Sultan Ahmed III. The engraving was seemingly the source for G.A. Guardi's 'Dergoumidas Before the Grand Vizier', one of his 'quadri Turchi' painted for Field Marshal Count Johann Matthias von der Schulenburg (1661-1747). Guardi's painting was sold at Sotheby's in 2005 (Old Master Paintings Evening Sale, 7 December 2005, lot 61).
[Ref: 46918]   £230.00  
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Erzeroum [Erzurum] in Asiatic Turkey.
Erzeroum [Erzurum] in Asiatic Turkey.
[Anon., British, n.d., c.1870s.]
Chromolithograph, image 140 x 210mm. 5½ x 8¼". Sheet trimmed to the image on three sides.
Erzurum is a city in eastern Turkey. In ancient times, Erzurum existed under the Armenian name of Karin. Prior to World War I, the city had a vibrant Armenian community with numerous schools, and served as the provincial residence of the Archbishop of the Armenian Apostolic Church. By the time the Russians entered in 1916, barely a hundred Armenians were left alive, out of a pre-war population of 20,000; most were victims of persecution by the Ottoman authorities during the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
[Ref: 26710]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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[Persian Armenian]
[Persian Armenian] [Armenien de Perse]
JB. P.Rochefort sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving, mint, platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") very large margins.
Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis de Ferriol. After Jean-Baptiste van Mour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, remembered for his his detailed portrayal of life in the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Era and the rule of Sultan Ahmed III.
[Ref: 46922]   £270.00  
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Saith Satoore.
Saith Satoore. Sadek BEg.
Drawn on Stone from the Life by Richard Lane.
London. Pub.d by R. Dickinson 144 New Bond Street Dec. 1824. Printed by C. Hullmandel
Lithograph on india, india dimensions 255 x 180mm (10 x 7") very large margins. Bit dusty.
Saith Satoor (d.1842). The son of an Armenian merchant, Satoor was educated in Bombay and travelled as interpreter to the British artist Robert Ker Porter in the Middle East from 1818-19. Lithograph from life by Richard Lane (1800-72), lithographer and sculptor, and one of the most accomplished practitioners of the new medium of lithography. Satoor was also portrayed by Sir George Hayter (1831 portrait in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London).
[Ref: 41165]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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An Armenian Girl. Dress'd for her Marriage Ceremony.
An Armenian Girl. Dress'd for her Marriage Ceremony. Engrav'd from the Collection of the Rt. Hon.ble Lord Baltimore.
Fran.co Smith pinx. R. Pranker sculp.
Publ.d accord.g to Act of Parl.t July 25. 1768.
Fine engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 285 x 205mm (11¼ x 8"). Uncut with large margins.
An Armenian girl dressed ready for her marriage ceremony. After Francis Smith (fl.1760s) painter, apparently born in Naples, where he painted topographical views for the tourist trade. He accompanied Frederick Calvert, 6th Baron Baltimore (1731-1771, named in inscription) to the Levant 1763-4, then exhibited in London 1768-73. From a series of Ottoman costume plates and portraits.
Provenance: Hermitage Hexham.
[Ref: 30119]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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