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[A music teacher and lady in an interior.]
[A music teacher and lady in an interior.]
[G. Bickham.]
[London, 1768.]
Engraving on watermarked laid paper, 140 x 100mm. 5½ x 4". Some offsetting. Full margins.
The woman carries a chair towards a well-dressed musician, who seems to be holding a conductor's baton. A violin or double-bass is mounted on the room's panelled wall behind. A plate to 'Æsop at Court; or, The labyrinth of Versailles Delineated in French and English...'. The book includes 42 plates plus a plan and pictorial titlepage. The plates are chiefly of the fountains in the Labyrinth at the Palace of Versailles, which represent some of Æsop's fables. The English translation of the verse and of C. Perrault's prose descriptions is by Daniel Bellamy (b. 1687); the editor is Bellamy the younger (d. 1788).
For the titlepage see item Ref: 26900.
[Ref: 27042]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Album de la Señoras. Viardot-Garcia, Castellan, Nantier-Didiée, Alboni y Clara Novello.
Album de la Señoras. Viardot-Garcia, Castellan, Nantier-Didiée, Alboni y Clara Novello.
Laby.
[London: Schott & Co. 1858.]
Tinted lithograph. 202 x 228mm. 8 x 9". Trimmed.
Frontis to a collection of nineteen pieces which undoutedly would have had some input from Pauline Viardot's own interpretation of them in public.
[Ref: 23666]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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Apres La Victoire. [After the Victory.]
Apres La Victoire. [After the Victory.]
Beaume del. Lith. de Frey.
[Paris, c.1835.]
Lithograph, sheet 285 x 205mm. 11¼ x 8".
An old soldier in uniform sitting in an interior singing old battle songs and playing the violin; his faithful poodle rests his chin on his master's knee, wine bottle and glass to right. For the Paris periodical 'L'Artiste'.
[Ref: 17982]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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April Fools. Country Musicians Celebrating a Reginal Coronation, Dedicated to all Lovers of Social and Domestic Harmony.
April Fools. Country Musicians Celebrating a Reginal Coronation, Dedicated to all Lovers of Social and Domestic Harmony.
Drawn and Engraved by I. Sawthem.
Published for the Author by W. F. White, 14 Brownlow Street, Holborn. Performed in Anticipation at C____ April 1, 1821
Mezzotint with very large margins. Plate 114 x 268mm (4½ x 10½"). Spotting in the margins, slight creasing in image.
The group sing from a sheet titled 'On Sunday April 1821 to be sung by a select Band had down from London a Fine Coronation Anthem improved from Handel by J. Crammer.' Handel composed four anthems for the coronation of George II and Zadok the Priest has been used at all coronations since. John Crammer arranged the works of composers like Handel for small choirs.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 28205]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Arcadian Musicians.]
[Arcadian Musicians.]
Titianus, In. P.
V. leFebre del. et. sculp. J. Van Campen Formis Venetys. [n.d. c.1682.]
Etching. 230 x 251mm (9 x 10"). Fold down centre; reapaired left corner. Cut to image.
Two Arcadian Musicians in a landscape, sheep lying beneath foliage at right; after Titian. From 'Opera Selectiora', a series of 53 etchings by Valentin Lefevre after Titian and Veronese. The series was first published in Venice by Jacob van Campen in 1682.
[Ref: 34624]   £260.00  
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Astley's Amphitheatre.
Astley's Amphitheatre.
Pugin & Rowlandson del. et Sculpt. Hill, Aquat.
London. Pub Jany 1, 1808 at R. Ackermann’s Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint with large margins. Platemark: 240 x 285mm (9½ x 11¼").
An interior view of Astley's Amphitheatre at Westminster Bridge Road, as rebuilt in 1803 after one of several fires in its history. The scene shows a performance in progress. A man is balancing on the backs of three horses and the ring master is dressed as a clown. Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 34071]   £220.00  
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Quadrilles.
Quadrilles. From Aubers Celebrated Opera, ''Le Dieu et la Bayadère''. Respectfully Dedicated to Mad.lle Augusta, by S.M. New York.
N. Curriers Lithograph New York
Published by Hewitt & Jaques 239 Broadway. c. 1836
Lithograph and 6pp sheet music, each sheet 325 x 260mm (12¾ x 10¼").
New York-published piano arrangement of music from Daniel-François-Esprit Auber's opera 'Le dieu et la bayadère', one of several works he composed for the Paris Opéra during the 1830s. Attractive cover sheet with lithograph of a ballerina.
[Ref: 43319]   £260.00  
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[Ballerina. Madame Le Cery]
[Ballerina. Madame Le Cery]
[n.d., c.1870.]
Photograph, 170 x 105mm. 6¾ x 4¼", signed by sitter.
A ballerina dancing.
[Ref: 8898]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Bartholomew Fair.
Bartholomew Fair.
Rowlandson & Pugin del. et sculpt. J. Bluck Aquat.
London. Pub Feb. 1, 1808 at R. Ackermann’s Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint with large margins. Platemark: 240 x 285mm (9½ x 11¼").
The Bartholomew Fair was one of London's pre-eminent summer Charter fairs or street markets. The fair was established to fund the Priory of St Bartholomew and from 1133 to 1855 it took place on 24th August within the precincts of the Priory at West Smithfield, outside Aldersgate of the City of London. Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 34093]   £220.00  
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[Decorative music book cover?]
[Decorative music book cover?]
F. Bartolozzi sculp.
Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & Co. Music Publishers [c.1809]
Etching with very small margins, platemark 115 x 210mm (4½ x 8¼").
Decorative design in proof state before text, by Francesco Bartolozzi (1725-1815). Born in Florence, Bartolozzi was elected a founding member of the Royal Academy in 1768 (the RA did not admit engravers at this time but made an exception in his case). He was already hailed as the best engraver in Italy when he met George III's librarian Richard Dalton in 1763. Dalton invited Bartolozzi to London with a promise of an appointment as engraver to the king. In England he became the most celebrated exponent of the 'stipple' technique whereby he produced prints using dots rather than lines. In 1801 Bartolozzi was invited to Lisbon to reform the royal printing press, and he spent his final years in Portugal. This portrait was published after Bartolozzi had left England for the continent.
[Ref: 35839]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Monzani & Hill’s Selection of Beethoven’s Piano Forte Music.
Monzani & Hill’s Selection of Beethoven’s Piano Forte Music.
London. Published by Monzani & Hill, Music Sellers, to H.R.H. the Prince Regent, 24, Dover St. Piccadilly. [n.d., c.1830.]
Engraved titlepage to a selection of chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven issued in parts, numbered '59' and priced '4/.' in ink. 125 x 200mm, 5 x 8".
Illustrated with vignettes including floral garlands, a dove, lion, eagle, lyre and guitar. Tebaldo Monzani (1762 - 1839) was a music-seller, publisher and instrument-maker.
[Ref: 17350]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Groupe of Beggars
Groupe of Beggars a sketch from nature in the year 1838
Cassneyd fec.
Pen and ink with wash, sheet 205 x 155mm (8 x 6"). Very rare.
Beggars by park gates, one with a hurdy-gurdy, another with pickaxe, all with torn and ragged clothes.
[Ref: 35489]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Children Delighted with the Bird Organ.
Children Delighted with the Bird Organ.
Publish'd June 12th 1792 by Robert Sayer & Co Fleet Street, London
Stipple, platemark 190 x 160mm (7½ x 6¼"). Thread margins.
Two children watch a man operating a bird organ or 'orgue de Barberie', a small mechanical organ operated by turning a handle. They were a common sight on English streets in Georgian England.
[Ref: 40672]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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"When A Man's A Little Bit Poorly," The Celebrated Comic Song as Sung by Mr. C. Taylor, The Words by T. Hudson, The Music Arranged by J. Blewitt.
Jos. Lisle Delc.
London. Published by T.E. Purday, 50, St Pauls Church Yard, Successor (in this branch of the business) to Collard & Collard (late Clementi & Co)
Etching with music verso, platemark 280 x 230mm (11 x 9"). Small margins. Repaired tear on right.
A man in various stages of an illness. Cover to a popular ballad by composer Jonathan Blewitt (1782-1853), the son of a prominent organist, who is said to have been taught by Haydn! In his later career Blewitt wrote pantomimes, musical plays and light operas for most of the London theatres, and hundreds comic songs and ballads in the Irish style. Etched by Joseph Lisle (1828 - 1830; fl), satirical designer and lithographic draughtsman. He worked for Tregear, and occasionally published his own work.
[Ref: 40075]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Aveugle Joueur de Violon.
L'Aveugle Joueur de Violon.
Dav. Wilkie Peint. Jazet Sculp.t
A Paris, chez Jazet. Faub.g St. Martin, No.71, et Ch.les Bance, Rue J.J. Rousseau, No.10. Déposé à la Direction. [n.d. c.1820.]
Aquatint with etching. 300 x 394mm (11¾ x 15½"). Soiling to right corner,
The blind violinist: rustic interior with at left a blind man sitting on a chair and playing violin for a family of country folk; one of the boys mocks the musician by pretending to play on bellows.
[Ref: 31313]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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The Four Celebrated Bohemian Brothers.
The Four Celebrated Bohemian Brothers.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet 240 x 295mm (9½ x 11½"). Trimmed into image, laid on linen.
Four mustachioed men in identical green outfits, singers who performed at Vauxhall Gardens in the 1830s.
[Ref: 44352]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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'Bread give me Bread'
'Bread give me Bread' _ Pa. 20 Pratt's Poem of the 'Poor' or Cottage Pictures.
P.J. De Loutherbourg inv. et del. Anth.y Cardon sculp.t.
Published by the Author, Feb.y 1. 1803.
Stipple with etching, rare with very large margins; 180 x 115mm (7 x 4½").
Two beggar children with the allegorical figure of Charity giving comfort, playing a lyre.
Ex: Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 34178]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Broken String.
The Broken String.
[Anon., British, n.d., c.1830s.]
Hand-coloured engraving, 200 x 250mm. 8 x 9¾". Margins a little soiled, some filled chips.
A travelling musician sitting rather dejectedly beside a path through a landscape, holding his violin, the bow beside his hat on the ground in front of him. His trusty spaniel is curled up on the ground lower left.
[Ref: 26331]   £110.00  
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Prepresentation of a Royal Concert, at Buckingham House.
Prepresentation of a Royal Concert, at Buckingham House.
Cruikshanks delin. Barlow sculp. [c.1790]
Engraving, platemark 120 x 155mm (4¾ x 6"), with accompanying letterpress. Trimmed to platemark top edge;
Published in the Carlton House Magazine or a similar periodical.
[Ref: 45718]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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A Burlesque Burletta Duett Sung at Comus's Court by the Choice Spirits; Inscribed to Ned Shuter by S.r Harry Humbug.
A Burlesque Burletta Duett Sung at Comus's Court by the Choice Spirits; Inscribed to Ned Shuter by S.r Harry Humbug. My Song S.rs excuse, / And Pardon my Muse, / If for once she appears as a Joker [...]
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Price 6.d Feb. 1757
Engraving, sheet 325 x 200mm (12¾ x 8"). Damaged but very rare; creasing.
Comical song with headpiece of a female singer accompanied by male keyboardist.
[Ref: 46950]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Discord in Melody.
Discord in Melody.
J.R. Herbert. W.H. Mote.
Peter Jackson, London & Paris. [n.d. c.1840.]
Steel engraving. 260 x 206mm. 10¼ x 8¼".
A woman lies asleep on the bed whilst a man serenades her with harp music; other instruments and musical notation lie on the floor to his left.
[Ref: 22645]   £50.00  
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S.ta Cecilia.
S.ta Cecilia.
il Guercino del.t / W.W. Ryland sc.t 1764
CR edidt.
Soft-ground etching printed in red, platemark 380 x 270mm (15 x 10½"). Small margins; tears inside platemark; some conservation work. Messy.
St Cecilia, patron saint of music, sat at a keyboard reading a score held up by a cherub. Engraved from a drawing by Guercino now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The print was published in 'A Collection of Prints in Imitation of Drawings', which included prints of works mostly in the collection of the art collector Charles Rogers (1711-84).
For Rogers' portrait frontispiece to the series, also by Ryland, see ref. 24435.
[Ref: 34848]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Scene from 'le jardinier et son seigneur']
[Scene from 'le jardinier et son seigneur'] He pourquoi donc faire ce Fauteil. Dedié à Monsieur De Laferté Intendant des Menus plaisirs du Roy. Par son serviteur Martinet.
[c.1770]
Scarce engraving, platemark 180 x 110mm (7 x 4¼"); very large margins.
Scene from 'le jardinier et son seigner', a one-act comic opera with a libretto by Michel-Jean Sedaine (1719-97), the most important and influential librettist of opéra comique in the late 18th century. Originally put to music by Philibert, in the 19th century Delibes produced a new opera from Sedaine's text. Dedicated to Denis Pierre Jean Papillon de la Ferté (1727-94), connoisseur and administrator of the Menus-Plaisirs du Roi, the organization in the French royal household responsible for designing and presenting weddings, ceremonies, fêtes and funerals.
[Ref: 40654]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Chapelle role de Venture  dans Jean Jacques Rousseau dans son Hermitage.
Chapelle role de Venture dans Jean Jacques Rousseau dans son Hermitage. Quand on sait chanter et boire...[etc.]
A Paris, chez Martinet, Libraire rue du Coq No.13 et 15. [n.d., c.1815.]
Hand coloured etching, 200 x 115mm. 8 x 4½". Slight foxing in margins.
A French actor, Chapelle, singing a drinking song from comic opera ' Jean Jacques Rousseau dans son Hermitage'. From a series of theatrical portraits 'Theatre du Vaudeville' published in Paris by Aaron Martinet (1762 - 1841).
[Ref: 15544]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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The Chimes
The Chimes Jullien's Chimes Quadrilles.
[Signed 'Jullien' in plate.] M & N Hanhart Chromo Lithog.
London, Published by Jullien, 3, Maddox St. New Bond St. [n.d., c.1850.]
Coloured lithograph heightened with gold and with colour added by hand, illustrated sheet music cover. Sheet 340 x 240mm, 13½ x 9½". Sheet slightly trimmed. A little soiled and stained.
[Music cover] A musical piece by conductor and composer Louis Antoine Jullien (1812 - 1860).
[Ref: 22264]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Musicien jouant du Che.
Musicien jouant du Che.
A. Reynier, del.
Imp. Lith. de Melle. Formentin, rue des Sts. Peres, No.10. [Paris, c.1830.]
Hand coloured lithograph, sheet 270 x 360mm. 10½ x 14¼".
A female Chinese musician plucking a stringed instrument; a man in the background blowing into some pipes. From a series of oriental costume and character.
[Ref: 13961]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[A Chorus of Singers.]
[A Chorus of Singers.] Thy Verses, Colley, by No Muse inspir'd, / When set to Musick justly are admir'd. / No wonder such should be the consequence; / For tuneful Sounds oft suit with want of sense.
[after William Hogarth.]
[n.d., c.1733.]
Mezzotint, very scarce; printed in blue. 185 x 165mm (7¼ x 6½") Loss in bottom right corner just entering plate.
A reversed copy of Hogarth's 'Chorus of Singers', but with the inscriptions on the music sheets changed. Originally the singers were rehersing for the oratorio 'Judith', written by Hogarth's friend William Huggins, engraved as a subscription ticket for 'A Midnight Modern Conversation'; here the music is 'An Ode for New Years Day' (1733) by Colley Cibber (1671-1757) the Poet Laureate, with four lines of verse attacking his work. The first line of the 'Ode' is 'Sicilian sisters, tuneful nine', a reference to the Muses as mentioned in the added quadrain here.
See BM Satire 1971, this mezzotint priced 6d and without the added verse; see Paulson 127 for the original. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36474]   £420.00  
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A Christmas Carol, with Music.
A Christmas Carol, with Music. I saw the Ship come sailing in / On Christmas day, on Christmas day. / I saw the Ship come sailing in / On Christmas day in the morning [...]
Designed & Etched by William B. Scott
Vizetelly & Co Published by Tilt & Bogue, Fleet Street, London
Lithograph with tintstone, printed area 405 x 255mm (16 x 10"). Creasing and some ingrained dirt. Rare.
Decorative presentation of a Christmas carol, written by Scottish author Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), which remains popular to this day
[Ref: 41273]   £280.00  
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Cincinnati. 36.
Cincinnati. 36. Voy. en Amerique. T.II.73.
L. Massard del. Choubard sc.
[n.d. c.1840.]
Coloured engraving. 247 x 152mm. 9¾ x 6".
A mandolin player "Cincinnati." Costume appears central American or spanish.
[Ref: 23229]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Classical guitarist]
[Classical guitarist] R. de los Rios [pencil signature.]
R. de los Rios. Sculpt. Charles Sprague Pearce. Paris
[n.d. c.1890.]
Engraving. 357 x 279mm. 14" x 11".
Ricardo de los Ríos (1846-1929), born in Spain. He did a lot of work while he lived in Paris, France.
[Ref: 8693]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Clavichord and Lute Players.]
[Clavichord and Lute Players.]
[After Hendrik Goltzius.]
[n.d., c.1600.]
Engraving. Framed. Visible area: 120 x 175mm, (5 x 7"). Frame: 220 x 275mm, (10¾ x 8½"). Unexamined out of frame.
A concert scene in which a lavishly dressed woman plays the clavichord while behind her a young man plays a lute.
[Ref: 39559]   £320.00  
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The Comic Society.
The Comic Society.
G.Douw Pinxit. W.Pether Fecit.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Mezzotint. 300 x 250mm.
Travelling players.
[Ref: 7008]   £490.00  
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[Un Concert.]
[Un Concert.]
Guercino inv. F. Bartolozzi sculp.
[J. & J. Boydell.] [n.d., c.1790s]
Etching, printed in brown ink. Plate: 325 x 220mm, (12¾ x 8¾"). Very large margins.
A group of five figures in a room, on thre right three figures sing whilst on the left one figure plays the lute and another a horn.
de Vesme: 2142 II of II.
[Ref: 39125]   £220.00  
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[Un Concert.]
[Un Concert.]
[Guercino inv. F. Bartolozzi sculp.]
[J. & J. Boydell.] [n.d., c.1790s]
Etching, printed in brown ink, proof before letters. Plate: 325 x 220mm, (12¾ x 8¾"). Very large margins.
A group of five figures in a room, on thre right three figures sing whilst on the left one figure plays the lute and another a horn.
de Vesme: 2142 I of II.
[Ref: 39126]   £260.00  
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A Public Concert by Well-Known Performers
A Public Concert by Well-Known Performers
[anon., c.1830]
Lithograph, sheet 190 x 205mm (7½ x 8").
Group of Scottish musicians.
[Ref: 40815]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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A Con-Cert.
A Con-Cert. From the Original Picture, painted by Michel Angel da Caravaggio in the Collection of his Grace the Duke of Devonshire;_To Whom this Plate is most humble inscribed, by his Grace's most Obliged,_and most Obedient humble Servant, _ J. Boydell. Size of the Picture, 3F. 1In. by 4F. 3In in Length. No.7.
Michel Angel da Caravaggio Pinxt. E. Edwards delint. Thomas Chambars Sculpsit.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March 1st. 1764, by J. Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside: London.
Engraving. Plate 431 x 532mm (17 x 21"). Very large margins.
Very fine image three musicians, seen half-length, to the left a man playing guitars and looking towards the viewer; nearby his companion, who has put his hand around his shoulders, is singing whilst raising his glass; to the right is a flute player; on the far right, a pitcher. After a painting attributed on plate to Caravaggion, and to Valentin. Dedication to William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38266]   £420.00  
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Le Concert Agreable.
Le Concert Agreable.
Peint par Lavreince, Peintre du Roi de Suede et de l'Acad. Rle. de Stokolm. Grave par C.N. Varin.
A Paris chez Vidal, Graveur, rue des Noyers No.29. [n.d., 1785.]
Copper engraving on laid paper, 385 x 460mm. 15¼ x 18". Fine impression with full margins.
An attractive outdoor scene demonstrating the leisurely pursuits of fashionable French society. A group of men and women partake in a musical recital; featuring flute, guitars and a lute, one woman preparing to sing from the open song-book she holds. Engraved by Charles Nicolas Varin (c.1741 - 1812). The artist Nicolas Lavreince was a Swedish miniature painter who trained and worked in Paris until the onset of the Revolution. The print was advertised in Mercure de France, 26th March 1785, and in the Journal de Paris, 30th March 1785.
BNF: FRBNF40279153.
[Ref: 21361]   £420.00  
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Le Concert de Famille.
Le Concert de Famille. Dedié à Sa Majesté Christian VII. Roi de dannemark, Norwege des Vandales et des Goths, Duc de Sleswic, Holstein, Storman et des Ditmarses, Comte d’Oldenbourg et de Delinenborst &c.&c. Par son très humble très obeissant et très soumis Serviteur, Jean George Wille.
Peint par G. Schalken. Gravé par I.G. Wille Graveur du Roi et de S.M. Imp et Royale d’apres le Tableau Original que est dans son Cabinet.
a Pars chez l'Auteur Quay des Augustins. [n.d. c.1768.]
Engraving, collector's stamp on verso. Plate 484 x 369mm (19 x 14½"). Trimmed to platemark.
A family of six sitting around a table, playing music and singing.
Lugt: 2764 [unidentified].
[Ref: 28783]   £280.00  
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Musée de Mœurs en Actions. Les Coulisses de L’Opéra (Le Corps des Ingénues)
Musée de Mœurs en Actions. Les Coulisses de L’Opéra (Le Corps des Ingénues) Opera Slips (A Body of Young Maido.) || Die Coulissen des Opernhauses (Die Schaar der Unschuld.)
Peint par Gavarni. Lith par Régnier et Bettannier.
[n.d. c.1850] Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, Bulla Frères et Jouy. London, E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St.
Coloured lithograph. 470 x 578mm. 18½" x 22¾". Fine impression.
A scene of ballet dancers rehearsing.
[Ref: 8497]   £480.00  
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[Music cover] The Cracovienne.  Danced by Madlle Fanny Elssler,
[Music cover] The Cracovienne. Danced by Madlle Fanny Elssler, in the Grand Ballet of the Gypsey, Composed by N. C. Bocsha. Pr.75 cts.
N. Currier's Lith. N.Y.
New York Published by Hewitt & Jacques 239 Broadway [n.d., c.1850.]
Lithograph, illustrated sheet music cover, rare. Sheet 330 x 220mm, 13 x 8¾". Sheet slightly trimmed.
Dancer Fanny Elssler (1810 - 1884) full length to front, wearing a military jacket, arms crossed in front of waist, hat with feathers, and hair in long braids. Houses and figures behind. She performs the Krakowiak, a fast, syncopated Polish dance in duple time from the region of Krakow. La Gypsy was a ballet in three acts with choreography by Joseph Mazilier; it premiered on 28th January 1839 at the Paris Opera with Elssler and Mazilier.
See Library of Congress LOT 10615-17. Not in Beaumont.
[Ref: 22978]   £220.00  
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[Scene from 'Le déserteur']
[Scene from 'Le déserteur'] Alexis. Adieu, chère Louise, adieu, Ma vie étoit à toi....je la perds, vis heureuse [...]
à Augsbourg chès J.J. Haid et fils [c.1780]
Mezzotint, rare, platemark 415 x 300mm (16¼ x 11¾") very large margins.
Scene from 'le déserteur', an opéra comique by Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny and Michel-Jean Sedaine first performed in 1769. Copied from an engraving by A.-B. Duhamel after François Marie Isidore Queverdo, this print was published by the Augsburg-based Haid family, who mainly produced mezzotints copied from earlier prints.
[Ref: 43763]   £320.00  
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Dr. Watts's Divine & Moral Songs, Composed & Dedicated to Master Horatio Goodbehere by Thos. Forbes Walmisley.
Dr. Watts's Divine & Moral Songs, Composed & Dedicated to Master Horatio Goodbehere by Thos. Forbes Walmisley. Book 1. Entd. at Stats. Hall Price 6s./
Published by Monzani & Co. Music Sellers to H.R.R. the Prince of Wales No.3 Old Bond Street & 100 Cheapside. [n.d. c.1866.]
Stipple. Plate 254 x 195mm. 10 x 7¾". Foxed.
Frontispiece to Dr. Isaac Watts (1674-1748) compilation of divine and moral songs.
[Ref: 16306]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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La Musica.
La Musica.
Domenichino. Joh. Pichler fecit Viennæ 1788.
Mezzotint. 230 x 150mm.
A young woman holding sheet music.
[Ref: 1852]   £330.00  
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Gerhard Douw.
Gerhard Douw.
Ipse pinx.t Corner Inc.t
Published for the Engraver, according to Act of Parliament July 1. 1825, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown;-& Laddington, Allen & Co. London
Engraving on india, platemark 265 x 200mm (10½ x 8") very large margins.
A violinist, after the Dutch Golden Age painter Gerrit Dou.
[Ref: 41298]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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The Remarkable French Drummer.
The Remarkable French Drummer. This Man gets his Livelihood by attending the different Coffee Houses, &c. and playing a Concerto on Seven Drums, accompanied by a full Band; he was sometime Coachman to Robespiere & Executioner of that Unfortunate Monarch Louis the Sixteenth.
From a Sketch by M.W.S. 1802
Publish'd Oct.r 3 1803, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London.
Engraving, 200 x 245mm (8 x 9½"); large margins. Slight paper tone.
A London eccentric of the sort so often celebrated in late Georgian prints.
[Ref: 40673]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Oh, Dry those Tears.
Oh, Dry those Tears.
Rock & Co. London [c.1860]
Engraving with embossed border, sheet 55 x 85mm (2¼ x 3¼"). Glued to backing sheet.
Small sheet with romantic music and lyrics.
[Ref: 46415]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Duett. From the Picture in the Vernon Gallery.
The Duett. From the Picture in the Vernon Gallery.
W. Etty, R.A. Painter. R. Bell, Engraver.
H. Wilkinson, Printer. [n.d. c.1850.]
Engraving and etching. 230 x 318mm. 9 x 12½". Publication line cut.
A couple in oriental dress sitting at a table spread with fruit on a balcony, she sitting in front, playing a lute, both looking to left and singing from a score held up by a page wearing a doublet with slashed sleeves. After the painting 'The duet', exhibited in 1838, previously in the Vernon collection, now at Tate. Illustration from 'The Art Journal' of 1850.
[Ref: 22652]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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La Claveciniste.
La Claveciniste.
Palamèdes pinx. Francois Flameng sc.
[n.d. c.1875.] Ch. Delâtre Imp. Paris.
Etching, very large margins. Plate 197 x 145mm (7¾ x 5¾").
An interior with a Dutch woman seen from behind playing the harpsichord.
[Ref: 30429]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Singer and violinist with listeners]
[Singer and violinist with listeners]
HKerck pinxit [n.d., c.1770]
Etching, platemark 280 x 220mm (11 x 8¾"). Very large margins.
Music-making in an interior, etched by an unkown printmaker after a painting by Egbert van Heemskerck I (1604-75). According to the Britsh Museum, it was originally paired with another interior scene after Heemskerck (BM 1988,0514.27).
[Ref: 37022]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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The Elements of Singing. Do. [&] Re. [&] Fa. [&] Sol [&] La.
The Elements of Singing. Do. [&] Re. [&] Fa. [&] Sol [&] La.
Drawn by T. Cheesman. Engraved by H.Minari.
[London, 1817.]
Five (of six) stipple engravings with engraved text or music on verso. Each c. 230 x 310mm, 9 x 12¼". Some toning, one with short tear entering plate.
A series of women's heads to illustrate how to sing. Published in Gesualdo Lanza's 'The Elements of Singing familiarly exemplified', regarded as as one the best works on the art of singing. Lanza (1779–1859) was a Neapolitan singing-master, whose pupils included the actress Anna Maria Tree.
Ex: the Norman Blackburn collection.
[Ref: 13911]   £600.00   view all images for this item
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