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[Vaulted room]
[Vaulted room]
Invent et del: par Angelo Quaglio [c.1818]
Lithograph, printed area 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼") large margins
Early lithograph by Angelo Quaglio, member of a large family of Italian artists from near Lake Lugano. Angelo Quaglio supplied the drawings used to illustrate Sulpiz Boisserée's history of Cologne Cathedral, which was part of the successful effort to get the unfinished nave of the church completed. Examples of his work are in the Morgan Library & Museum, New York.
Provenance: Rokeby Park Durham.
[Ref: 46503]   £230.00  
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Cartouche Nouveau 1 [-4].
Cartouche Nouveau 1 [-4].
Babel invenit et delineavit. Avec Privilege de Roy.
A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St Jacques au grand St Remy. [n.d., c.1760.]
4 etchings stitched at top. Each plate 200 x 160mm (8 x 6¼") with large margins. Staining on 4th plate. Uncut.
The designs of four baroque frames by Pierre-Edmé Babel (1720-75). A famous engraver and frame-maker, some of whose work are on display in the Hall of Mirrors Versailles. In 1772 he charged the Bishop of Limoge 400 livres for a frame for Joseph-Benoît Suvée's 'St Louis receiving the crown of thorns', now in the Musée Municipal de Limoges.
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[Frontispiece to Part VII of the Bibliotheca Chalcographica]
[Frontispiece to Part VII of the Bibliotheca Chalcographica] VII Pars Bibliohecae Chalcographicae Id Est / Continuatio Secunda Iconum Virorum Illustrium
Impensis Clementis Amony, Bibliopolae et Chalcographi
Francfordy ad Moenum Anno MDCLXIX
Engraving, sheet 180 x 140mm (7 x 5½"). Trimmed to image. Small loss top right.
Frontispiece to one of the final parts of the Bibliotheca Chalcographica, a series of portrait prints published in nine parts between 1597 and 1664, initially with text by Jean-Jacques Boissard and engravings by Theodor de Bry but with other writers and engravers becoming involved in the later parts.
[Ref: 46378]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Landscape with the infant St John the Baptist holding a lamb]
[Landscape with the infant St John the Baptist holding a lamb]
Tan. in. V. leFebre del. et. sculp.
J. Van Campen Formis Venetys. [1682.]
Etching, sheet 280 x 405mm (11 x 16"). Fold down centre; soiling; trimmed, losing text below image 'Titianus Vecellius Cad. Invent. & Pinx.', with loss to bottom left corner. Damaged.
Etching copying, in reverse, a drawing traditionally attributed to Titian in the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampi degli Uffizi in Florence (Inv.1405 E) 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.
For another plate from the series see ref. 34624.
[Ref: 46376]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Landscape with haystacks and, behind, the thatched roof of three cottages]
[Landscape with haystacks and, behind, the thatched roof of three cottages]
Dessiné et Gravé, par Wille, 1754.
Etching, sheet 105 x 165mm (4 x 6½"). Trimmed
Landscapes by Johann Georg Wille (1715 - 1808), latterly known as Jean Georges Wille. Born near Koenigsberg in Germany and came to Paris in 1736 where began etching genre pictures and landscapes from the northern schools to complement his practice as a portrait engraver. His studio became one of the most important printmaking centres. This etching was published in 'Variétés de gravures', a series of thirty-seven plates representing various subjects, engraved by Wille from his own designs between 1738 and 1801. It appeared in the volume on a sheet with two other prints.
For the uncut sheet consisting of this plate and two others, see ref. 44326.
[Ref: 46374]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Frontispiece to the 'Miscellanea Curiosa' (Decuria II, Annus VII]
[Frontispiece to the 'Miscellanea Curiosa' (Decuria II, Annus VII]
[c.1689]
Engraving, rare, sheet 185 x 145mm (7¼ x 5¾"). Trimmed to platemark; glued to backing sheet.
Frontispiece to a volume of the 'Miscellanea Curiosa' published by the German learned society Academia Natarae Curiosorum (which became known by its present name, the Leopoldina, around the time this print was published). The Miscellanea Curiosa was one of the earliest scientific journals and had a particular focus on medicine and other aspects of natural philosophy.
[Ref: 46518]   £260.00  
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Morning. [&] Evening.
Morning. [&] Evening. From a picture in the possession of Frederick Perkins Esq. Gems of Art _ Plate 22 [& 22]..
Painted by Richard Wilson, R.A. Engraved by S.W. Reynolds, Engraver to the King.
[London. Published Dec 1. 1823: by W.B. Cooke, 9 Soho Square.]
Pair of mezzotints on steel. Each 210 x 275mm (8¼ x 10¾) very large margins. Some spotting.
A pair of Romanesque landscapes from 'Gems of Art: Forming a Choice Collection Engraved from Pictures of Acknowledged Excellence, Beauty, & Variety, Painted by Esteemed Masters of All Ages and Countries'.
Whitman 463 & 464, but this state, with different plate numbers and lacking the publication line, not listed.
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[Frontispiece to 'Topographia Sueviae' ('the topography of Swabia'), wth city view of Augsburg]
[Frontispiece to 'Topographia Sueviae' ('the topography of Swabia'), wth city view of Augsburg] Topographia Sueviae dasist Beschreib und Aigentliche Abcontrafeitung [...]
[Matthäus Merian I, 1643]
Engraving, sheet 275 x 170mm (10¾ x 6¾"). Trimmed to image; creasing.
Frontispiece to the second part of 'Topographia Germaniae' (1642-1660s), a series of volumes depicting, in thirty-eight parts, the topography of Germany.
[Ref: 46386]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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