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Evelina Surprising M.r Macartney preparing to load his Pistols.
Evelina Surprising M.r Macartney preparing to load his Pistols.
N. Colibert Delin.t. Engraved by N. Colibert.
London, Publish'd March 20th 1786 by W. Dickinson Engraver & Printseller No.158 Bond Street.
Stipple. 245 x 170mm (9¾ x 6¾"), watermarked '178[?]', with large margins.
The heroine of Fanny Burney's 'Evelina' stops the impoverished Scottish poet from loading his pistols, she believes to commit suicide. He later admits that he had been unable to decide between that and armed robbery. First published 1778, 'Evelina' is a significant precursor to the romanticism of Jane Austen.
[Ref: 54745]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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La Bienfaisance, Dedieéa Sa Majesté le Roi de Prusse.
La Bienfaisance, Dedieéa Sa Majesté le Roi de Prusse. A Liege, la nuit du vingt un au vingt deux December 1789, une pauvre femme voulant entrer á la Citadelle et ne s'appercevant pas que le pont etoit levé, tomba dans le fosse' et de sa chute Mrs. les Officiers Prussiens, informés que cette infortuneé laissoit des infans en bas age et privés de secourse, se reunirent pur leur en donner que puissent a doucir leur fort, cetrait n'a besoin que d'étre connu pour exciterla reconnoissnace publique. ~
Peint dt Gravé Nicolas Colibert des Academies de St. Petersbourg de Marseille, &c.&c.
Se vend á Berlin ches l'Auteur rue Royale a la Fabircque, de vitriol vis-a-via ke /gouverneur. & a la Librairé royale de l'Academie des Arts....und in der Konigl: Academ: Kinst U: Buchandlung. [n.d., c.1790
Stipple engraving. 485 x 420mm.
From the Collection: Furst zu Oettingen-Wallersein, Maihingen.
[Ref: 1326]   £360.00  
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Mars Récompense La Valeur.
Mars Récompense La Valeur. [On shield in image] La Guerre rend plus doux les Charmes de la Pai [x] . [under] Du Dieu de la valeur fiers et nobles Enfants; Qui joignez la sagesse a la fougue guerriere: Soit pacificateur, soit hardis conquerants, Vous courez des Héros, la brillnate carriere; Recovez lono le prix derservatus, les talents. Plein le Gloire et l'amour, maitre du champ l'honneur. Chacun des Combattants rend hommage a sa belle: Manque t-il a son sort, la conquete lun coeur; Leclat de ses lauriers, soumettra la cruellle, De la Chaste Cypris, ars fut Cheureux Vainqueur.
Colibert inv. Colibert sculp.
[n.d., c.1795.]
Fine stipple engraving, printed in colours and highlighted with gold. 300 x 375mm. Some staining, creases and small tears to the far outer edges of the paper.
Very fine example of french 18th century colour printing by a talented and notable printmaker Nicolas Colibert. [1750-1806].
[Ref: 1325]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Young Englishmen.
The Young Englishmen.
Colibert inv.t et Sculp.t [c.1790]
Stipple printed in brown, sheet 160 x 185mm (6¼ x 7¼"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Children dressed up as adults. Stipple by Nicholas Colibert. [1750-1806].
[Ref: 45697]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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