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The Ancient English Wake.
The Ancient English Wake. Still dost thou ask what charm, what sacred pow'r, Upheld my frame in dangers' rudest hour?...Stiil, as the tenor of my way I kept, O'er thee, O Father, fond remembrance wept: Vide Jerninghams' Ancient English Wake.
W.Hamilton Esq.r R.A. Pinx.t J.Chapman Sculp.t
Publish'd May 10th.1794, by Tho.s Mackling, Poets Gallety, Fleet Street, London.
Stipple. Plate 432 x 503mm. 17 x 19¾". Some creasing.
A woman standing holding up a reliquary in her left hand. A man seated in a princely tent leans forward. She uses both hands to gesture towards men and women who dance and feast at a wake. A bard plays a harp in the left foreground.
See BM: 1871,0812.2816.
[Ref: 17340]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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In Testimony of Esteem & Regard, for his many amiable Qualities;
In Testimony of Esteem & Regard, for his many amiable Qualities; To William Aldersey Esq: President of the Board of Trade in Bengall, This View of the Island of Ouby, from Freshwater Bay, on Batchian; Is inscribed by his most affectionate Cousin, & humble Servt. Thos. Forrest.
W. Hamilton del: J. Caldwall sculp.
Pub.d as the Act directs Jany. 30, 1779, by Capt. T. Forrest.
Etching, 233 x 290mm. Crease through upper left corner of image.
A view on Bacan (formerly Bachan, Bachian or Batchian), an island in Indonesia, with a distant view of the Obi Islands in the background. It is one of the Molucca Islands, and is separated from the south-western peninsula of Halmahera by the Patinti Strait. Two of the indigenous inhabitants are collecting clams on the coast. Plate 5 to Thomas Forrest's 'A Voyage to New Guinea and the Moluccas', published 1779 in Dublin. Inscribed 'Pl.5 P.86' above image.
From the Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 8049]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mansion House Ball Invitation]
[Mansion House Ball Invitation] Lady Mayoress presents her Compts, to [...] and desires the honor of [...] Company to a Ball on Tuesday April 12th 1791
W. Hamilton R.A. inv.t 1791 F. Bartolozzi R.A. Etched
Etching and engraving, sheet 105 x 145mm (4 x 5¾"). Trimmed inside platemark; creased; soiled.
One of many decorative tickets engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi for balls and concerts in Georgian London. Engraved in this instance after a design by William Hamilton (1751-1801), painter and illustrator who specialised in theatrical scenes such as the 23 Shakespearean scenes he painted for Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery.
De Vesme 1960 iii/iv
[Ref: 39210]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Boy and Fighting Cocks. [&] Girl and Favourite Cat.
Boy and Fighting Cocks. [&] Girl and Favourite Cat.
W. Hamilton pinx.t. N. Colibert sculp.t.
London, Pub. Jan.y 1. 1796 by T. Simpson, S.t Paul's Church Yard, and Darling & Thomson, G.t Newport Street.
Pair of stipples. Sheets c.210 x 155mm (8¼ x 6"). Trimmed within plate and laid on album paper.
A boy egging on a pair of fighting cockerels; and a girl carrying an evil-looking cat wrapper in her skirts.
[Ref: 53269]   £380.00  
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The Resentment of Queen Catherine.
The Resentment of Queen Catherine. The Queen was sitting at work with her Maidens, when the Cardinals Wolsey & Campeggio...
Will.m Hamilton R.A. pinx. J. Thane ex. John Ogborne sculp.
London, Publish'd Apr. 1. 1790, by J. Thane, Rupert Street, Hay Market.
Stipple. Plate: 400 x 340mm (16 x 9½''). Small margins.
A historical scene showing Catherine of Aragon in heated discussion with Cardinal Wolsey.
[Ref: 48098]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Children at Play.]
[Children at Play.]
W. Hamilton R.A. Del.t P.W. Tomkins Sculp.t late pupil of F. Bartolozzi R.A.
Publish'd as the Act Directs Jany. 1791 by S Vivaris & Son.
Stipple printed in brown ink, proof before title. Collector's stamp. Plate 220 x 246mm (8¾ x 9¾").
Ex: Adolphe Frederich, Duke of Cambridge (1744-1850), 7th son of George III.
[Ref: 28912]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Cephisa drawing an Arrow from Cupid's quiver to wound her Lover.
Cephisa drawing an Arrow from Cupid's quiver to wound her Lover. Vide Montesquieu V.4 P.186.
Designed by W. Hamilton, R.A. Engrav'd by J. Barney,
Pub.d Sept.r 1789 by J. Walker No 7 Cornhill & No 106 Bond Street
Stipple. Sheet 250 x 190mm (9¾ x 7½"). Trimmed just within plate.
A scene from Montesquieu's 'Céphise et l'Amour'. Finding Cupid asleep Cephisa steals an arrow and wounds her lover. Later she clips Cupid's wings.
[Ref: 52673]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Roger Curtis.
Sir Roger Curtis.
Painted by W. Hamilton. Engrav'd by Js. Caldwell.
London Published July 7th. 1783. by James Caldwell, Angel Court, Windmill Street Piccadilly, and W. Dickinson, No.158, Bond Street.
Etching and aquatint. 405 x 306mm (16 x 12").
A fine impression of this portrait of Admiral Sir Roger Curtis (1746-1816).
[Ref: 2929]   £350.00  
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Dignity & Imprudence.
Dignity & Imprudence.
Painted by McClure Hamilton. Engraved by Frank Atkinson.
London, Published, January 18th. 1891, by Arthur Tooth & Sons, 5 & 6, Haymarket, S.W. Copyright Registered Mess.rs Knoedler & Co. New York & Mess.rs Stiefold & Co. Berlin.
Mezzotint and etching. Printseller's Association stamped. Sheet 648 x 495mm. 25½ x 19½". Laid on board.
A white dove fluffing her feather peering down coyly at a small white mouse who has scuttled up to pick at the seeds of a corncob. By John McClure Hamilton (1853-1936) was an Anglo-American artist, who lived in England for fifty-eight years where he was official portrait painter to William Ewart Gladstone.
PSA. Vol.I: Present 25.
[Ref: 25995]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Prince Edmund, surnam'd Ironside and Algitha.  Prince Edmund, surnomme Bras de Fer et Algithe.
Prince Edmund, surnam'd Ironside and Algitha. Prince Edmund, surnomme Bras de Fer et Algithe.
W. Hamilton inv. F. Bartolozzi sculp.
London Pub, Novr. 5. 1786, by Jas. Birchall, No. 473, Strand.
Stipple and etching, published state, sheet 335 x 400mm. 13¼ x 15¾". Trimmed to plate.
Prince Edmund, later to be King Edmund Ironside (c. 988) approaching the entrance of a castle, greeting Algitha, who he married in 1015; she kneels in front of him, her arms outstretched with a welcoming gesture. Behind her, two nuns; on the right, a groom attending to two horses. After William Hamilton (1751 - 1801).
From the Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 18279]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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Gray's Elegy.
Gray's Elegy. For thee, who, mindful of th'unhonour'd Dead. [...] Grav'd on the stone beneath yon aged thorn.
W. Hamilton R.A. pinx.t. F. Bartolozzi R.A. Sculp.t.
Loindon Publish'd June 27, 1799, by Tho.s Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street.
Stipple. Platemark: 435 x 505mm (17 x 19¾"). Very large margins. Light foxing in margins. Small tears along top and bottom edges. Puncture holes for binding into wrappers along left margin. Stain in lower right corner of title area.
A family on a bench in a churchyard at evening, their arms around each other, leaning forward to right to read the epitaph on a tombstone to right, as they listen to an old man sitting beside him, who gestures towards it as he speaks. An illustration to 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard' by Thomas Gray, completed in 1750 and first published in 1751. From Macklin's 'One hundred pictures/Prints illustrative of the most celebrated British Poets [...] with letter-press explanatory of the subject, extracted from the writings of the respective poets.'
[Ref: 38511]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Antient English Wake.
The Antient English Wake. Still dost thou ask what charm, what sacred pow'r ... [two stanzas below title]...O'er thee, O Father, fond remembrance wept: Vide Jerningham's Antient English Wake.
W. Hamilton Esqr. R.A. Pinxt. J. Chapman Sculp.
Publish'd May 10th. 1794, by Thos. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street, London.
Stipple engraving, 433 x 507mm. Light spotting, water stain into plate upper right corner.
A woman holding up a reliquary in her left hand, speaking to a man who sits in a princely tent set up under a tree. She gestures with both arms towards men and women in contemporary dress who dance around a Maypole and feast at a wake on a plain below. A bard plays a harp in the left foreground. Illustrating Edward Jerningham's (1727 - 1812) 'The ancient English wake. A poem.' 1779. Published by Thomas Macklin (c.1760 - 1800) for his series of 'British Poets', begun in 1787.
[Ref: 8075]   £320.00  
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The Morning. [&] The Evening.
The Morning. [&] The Evening.
W. Hamilton R.A. pinxt. P.W. Tomkins (late pupil of F. Bartolozzi R.A.) Sculpt.
London Publish'd April 27, 1789 & June 4, 1789 by S.Vivares, No.13 Great Newport Street.
Pair of stipple engravings. 310 x 400mm.
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Les Enfants Qui Donnent À Manger Aux Canards.
Les Enfants Qui Donnent À Manger Aux Canards. Gravée d'aprés le Tableau de M.r W. Hamilton.
W. Hamilton pinx.t. Gravé par Sunlach.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Engraving with very large margins. Platemark: 175 x 190mm (7 x 7½").
A young boy and girl feeding ducks by a pond. The boy is seen holding back a dog who jumps towards the pond, whilst the girl stands with a basket in the centre. Trees can be seen in the backgrond. Within a oval. Italian copy.
[Ref: 36459]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Fonrose and Adelaide [&] Adelaide and Fonrose.
Fonrose and Adelaide [&] Adelaide and Fonrose. One day when they happened to meet on the declivity of the hill. Shephard, said she to him, are you leading your flocks far off. These first words of Adelaide caused an emotion in Fonrose which almost deprived him of the use of his voice. [/] You must no longer conceal from me who you are, you have said too much about it to dissemble any longer. Well then, I am_I am Fonrose, the son of those travellers whom you filled with admiration and respect. All that they related to your virtues and your charms inspired me with the fatal design of coming to see you in this disguise. [/] Marmontels moral tal of the Shepherdess of the Alps.
W. Hamilton pinx.t. R. Marcuard pupil of F. Bartolozzi sculp.t.
london publish'd may 17, 1785 by Ia.s Birchall No. 473, Strand.
Very fine stipple engravings with large margins. Platemark: 255 x 195mm. (10 x 7¾") each. Glued to album sheet at corners.
Pair of scenes from Marmontel's 'La Bergère des Alpes' ('the Shepherdess of the Alps) with the shepherdess Adelaide and nobleman Fonrose (disguised as a shepherd).
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection.
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[Louis XVI]
[Louis XVI]
Painted by W.m Hamilton Esq.r R.A. Engraved by C. Lasino.
London Published Jan.y 21.st 1799 by W. Dickinson at Mr. Bradshaw's Brewer Street & Colnaghi, Sala & Co. Pall Mall.
Stipple, very rare. Plate: 480 x 340mm (19 x 13½'') large margins.
Apotheosis of the French Royal Family. See "Dauphin and his Doubles" Fine Art Museums, San Francisco.
[Ref: 48099]   £360.00  
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Gibraltar from the Sea. [&] Gibraltar from the Mainland[?].
Gibraltar from the Sea. [&] Gibraltar from the Mainland[?].
[Captain Peter William Hamilton, R.N., 1812-1868.]
[n.d., 1833-42.]
Pair of pencil sketches. Sheets 70 x 330mm, 2¾ x 13", and 90 x 330mm, 3½ x 13". Folded for inclusion in a sketchbook.
Hamilton's active naval career spanned 1833 to 1842 and, apart from his early stay in Jamaica, his postings make it hard to pinpoint the date of these sketches. As a young master's mate Hamilton served on board HMS Malabar in the Mediterranean 1835-36 and Iberia in 1836-7. He later served in the Royal Navy during the First Opium War (1839-42), seeing action at Hong Kong which he also recorded in his sketch album. He would have undoubtedly visited Gibraltar many times.
From a sketchbook compiled by Hamilton.
[Ref: 12749]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[A sepia watercolour and 4 sketches of naval scenes.]
[A sepia watercolour and 4 sketches of naval scenes.]
[Captain Peter William Hamilton, R.N., 1812-1868.]
[n.d., 1833-42.]
Two monochrome watercolours, an ink sketch and two pencil sketches. Largest 190 x 250mm, 7½ x 9¾".
Two marine views, including two showing ships in distress. Hamilton's active naval career spanned 1833 to 1842, during which he saw service in Jamaica, the Mediterranean 1835-36 and Iberia in 1836-7. His last active service was during the First Opium War (1839-42), seeing action at Hong Kong which he also recorded in his sketch album.
From a sketchbook compiled by Hamilton.
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Hebe.
Hebe.
Willm. Hamilton, Pinxit. Facius's, Sculpserunt.
Publishd Augst. 1st. 1788, by John & Josiah Boydell, No.90, Cheapside London.
Stipple engraving with etching, 300 x 355mm (11¾ x 14"), with large, uncut margins.
Hebe, goddess of healing, youth and beauty, pouring water into a bowl from which Jupiter in the guise of an eagle drinks. By George Sigmund Facius (1750 - 1814), stipple engraver and mezzotinter, in collaboration with his brother Johann Gottlieb Facius (1750 - 1802 after).
[Ref: 8008]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Castle in Danger.
The Castle in Danger.
W. Hamilton R.A. del. T. Gaugain sculp.
[London Pub. May 1789 by J. Brydon Charing Cross.]
Stipple. Sheet 190 x 230mm (7½ x 9"). Trimmed within plate, losing publication line.
Three boys build a house of cards, but a girl creeps up to push one of them from behind.
[Ref: 54202]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Hunt the Slipper [&] Hot Cockles.
Hunt the Slipper [&] Hot Cockles.
W. Hamilton inv.t. F. Bartolozzi Sculp.t.
Publish'd July 2.d, 1787 by W. Palmer No. 163 Strand.
Pair of fine stipples. Platemarks 195 x 225mm (7¾ x 8¾"). Thread margins.
Two scenes of children playing: in 'Hunt the Slipper' a group of children sit in a circle playing, as one boy searches for the hidden slipper; in 'Hot Cockles' one person places their head in anothers lap and guesses who is hitting them from behind, a variation of the classic 'Blind Manís Buff'.
De Vesme. 1263 & 1264, both IV of IV.
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[Jerusalem Delivered] Clorinda meets Tancred at the Fountain.
[Jerusalem Delivered] Clorinda meets Tancred at the Fountain. From the original Picture in the Possession of Henry Cutler Esq.r/ Loose in the wind her golden tresses flow'd,/ And now a maid confus'd to all she stood,/ Keen flash her eyes her look with fury glows/ Yet evn in rage each lovely feature shows./ Vide Tasso Jerusalem. [&] The Death of Clorinda. From the original Picture in the Possession of Henry Cutler Esq.r/ His hands now trembled while his helm he rear'd,/ Ere yet the features of his foe appear'd/ He sees_he knows_and deathless stands the Knight,/ O fatal knowledge_O distracting sight./ Vide Tasso Jerusalem.
Painted by W. Hamilton R.A. Engraved by Henry Birche [Richard Earlom].
Published June 1.st 1792. by B.B. Evans Poultry London.
Pair of mezzotints. Each 475 x 435mm (18¾ x 17¼"). Some repairs.
A pair of mezzotints depicting scenes from Torquato Tasso's poem 'Jerusalem Delivered'. The first shows the meeting of the female warrior Clorinda and the knight Tancred, whilst the second depicts the death of Clorinda with Tancred kneeling beside her. Richard Earlom is credited under his pseudonym 'Henry Birche.'
From the Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection. Lugt: 2715A.
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[La fleur. Amiens.]
[La fleur. Amiens.]
W. Harding Invt., F. Bartolozzi Sculpt.
Publish'd 13 April 1787 by W. Palmer No. 163 Strand.
Stipple in a roundel, proof, before title. 350 x 378mm 13¾ x 15". Very fine.
In Laurence Sterne's 'Sentimental Journey', Yorick hires a young male servant, La Fleur,to accompany him on his journey. La Fleur is a zealous and well meaning in wishing to always show his master in a good light.
Provenance Drax Family, Charborough Park, Wareham, Dorset.
[Ref: 13649]   £340.00  
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Lady Godiva. The citizens of Coventry having offended their first Lord Leofrike, had their privileges infringed and themselves oppressed with many heavy tributes being pitied by his wife Lady Godiva, she incessantly sued Leofrike in their behalf, as last
Lady Godiva. The citizens of Coventry having offended their first Lord Leofrike, had their privileges infringed and themselves oppressed with many heavy tributes being pitied by his wife Lady Godiva, she incessantly sued Leofrike in their behalf, as last being overcome by his importunities, he forgave them upon condition that she rode through the town naked at noon day, which was complied with on the part of the Lady and the people restored to their former rights.___See the abridgment of Speeds England Wales &c. described, _Warwickshire Chapter 26.th
Painted by W.m Hamilton. Engrav'd by C.G. Playter.
Publish'd Jan.y 1.1792 by J. & J. Boydell, Cheapside, & at the Shakespeare Gallery Pall Mall.
Stipple, lettered early proof. 330 x 395mm (13 x 15½"). Horizontal crease; cut.
Lady Godiva, 11th century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman, who rode naked through the streets of Coventry in order to gain a remission of the oppressive taxation imposed by her husband on his tenants. Here she pleads with her husband Lord Leofric to retract his tax demands.
[Ref: 28966]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Magna Charta. Frontispiece to Barnard's New & Complete History of England.
Magna Charta. Frontispiece to Barnard's New & Complete History of England. Explanation of this Elegant Plate. History (emblematically representing the Author of this Work) attended by Wisdom & Justice, presenting to Britannia the Manuscript of This New History of England...for which this kingdom has been so long conspicuous, are also alluded to in the various Emblematic Figures.
Hamilton delin. Pollard sculp.
[n.d. c.1780.]
Engraving. Plate 311 x 213mm (12¼ x 8½") Some staining to lower edge.
Frontispiece allegory with History, Wisdom and Justice presenting the History to Britannia.
[Ref: 34707]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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[Twelve Months.] Januarius. [&] Febuarius. [&] Martius. [etc]
[Twelve Months.] Januarius. [&] Febuarius. [&] Martius. [etc]
[Hamilton pinx. Gabrieli [& Bonato] sculp.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Set of twelve engravings. Each c.310 x 255mm (12½ x 10"). Most trimmed to plate, some with stains to edges.
A set of twelve ovals representing each month, named in Latin and with lines from Ovid, including scenes of skating, angling, a may pole, harvesting, sheep-shearing hop-picking and chopping fire wood. Engraved by Amedeo Gabrielli and Pietro Bonato. May with slight loss at top; June very small tear top centre margin; September small repaired tear left top margin and crease on left in image; December repairs in title area.
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Night.
Night.
W. Hamilton R.A. pinx. Nale sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Stipple, rare. 195 x 220mm (7¾ x 8¾").
A couple, their two children and a dog playing by the light of an open fire.
[Ref: 34261]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Palamon & Arcite. No.2 of Macklin's British Poets. Vide Chaucers Palamon & Arcite, Moderniz'd by Dryden.
Palamon & Arcite. No.2 of Macklin's British Poets. Vide Chaucers Palamon & Arcite, Moderniz'd by Dryden.
W. Hamilton R.A. pinxt. F. Bartolozzi R.A. & Engraver to his Majesty sculpt.
London, Publish'd March 20. 1790 by T. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street.
Etching and stipple. 400 x 475mm (15¾ x 18¾"). Few repairs off image.
Palamon and Arcite interrupted in their duel by Theseus, Hypolita and Emelye, who chance on them while hunting; Hypolita kneeling at her husband's feet, staying his hand, huntsmen with the dogs in the background to left. From Macklin's 'One hundred pictures / Prints illustrative of the most celebrated British Poets ... with letter-press explanatory of the subject, extracted from the writings of the respective poets.' (from 1788).
De Vesme 1433.
[Ref: 28906]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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The Pilgrim.
The Pilgrim.
W. Hamilton R.A. pinx.t. Jos.h Barney sculp.t.
London, March 1 1794; Published by Darling & Thompson, (Printsellers to the Duke & Duchess of York) Great Newport Street and M. Chamberlin No 51 Great Russel Street.
Stipple. 555 x 410mm (22 x 16"), very large margins. Slight paper soiling.
A woman seated at a rustic spring, staff and rosary in her hands, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel lying at her feet. She wears a hat and short cape decorated with shells.
[Ref: 47934]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Resignation of Lady Jane Grey. [&] The Magnanimity of Mary Queen of Scots.
The Resignation of Lady Jane Grey. [&] The Magnanimity of Mary Queen of Scots.
[After William Hamilton.]
[n.d., c.1788.]
Hand coloured stipple. Pair in titled Verre églomisé frames. Printed area: 295 x 295mm (11¾ x 11¾") each. Frame size: 460 x 460mm (18¼ x 18¼") each. Unexamined out of frames.
The Queen, on route to her execution, accompanied by her weeping ladies and a boy, led by two men, stops to address her steward Melville, an old man who kneels on the right, telling him not to grieve, since her troubles are nearly over. [&] Lady Jane Grey sitting on the left with her ladies at a table with an open book, holding up a crown, turning her head to look happily towards the Duke of Suffolk who enters to the right, bringing news that the council had declared for Queen Mary. Titles within frames do not match the images.
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[The Seasons.]
[The Seasons.] [Inside the angel's scroll:] Nature, attend! Join every living soul, Beneath the spacious temple of
P.W. Tomkins No.19 New Bond Street London. [After William Hamilton.]
Published as the act Directs June 10 1798.
Stipple. 385 x 261mm. 15¼ x 10¼". Some foxing and creasing.
One of the pages from "The Seasons" by James Thomson (London: 1797). James Thomson (1700-1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright. He is known for his masterpiece 'The Seasons', some words of which can be seen on the scroll held by the angel; seated on a cloud with her wind spread and holding a lyre. It took some years before he published his set of four seasons together. He started off with Winter, first published in 1726, followed by Summer in 1727. He wrote Spring in 1728 and finally Autumn in 1730, when he eventually published the set of four together as 'The Seasons'.
From the Collection of J.S. Bumpus.
[Ref: 17382]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Parental Affection.
Parental Affection.
Painted by W Hamilton R.A. Engraved by F Bartolozzi R.A., Historical Engraver to his Majesty.
Published as the Act Directs July 1 1795 by S W Tomkins & Co No 49 New Bond Street London.
Stipple. 390 x 290mm (15¼ x 11½").
Idyllic scene of a rustic family eating on a terrace outside their cottage. The plate was later used to illustrate James Thomspon's 'The Seasons', 1797.
De Vesme: 1797, iii.
[Ref: 28189]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Autunno. Automne.
Autunno. Automne.
Dessiné par Hamilton. Direge par Suntach.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Engraving, rare. 270 x 290mm (10½ x 11½") very large margins.
An wine making autumn scene, with classical figures picking grapes to fill a vat, with a verse in Italian and French. From a set of four.
[Ref: 45371]   £360.00  
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[Spring]
[Spring]
Painted by W. Hamilton R.A. [...] Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi R.A. Engraver to his Majesty
London, Pub.d as the Act directs May 1 1793 by P.W. Tomkins No.49 New Bond Street.
Stipple, sheet 275 x 340mm (10¾ x 13¼"). Trimmed to platemark;
Allegory of Spring, with winged female flying over fields sowed with seeds for the new agricultural year. A ploughing scene. Engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi after William Hamilton, although Calabvi & de Vesme claim that Bartolozzi contributed little to the print and that in the main it was executed by his pupil P.W. Tomkins (also publisher of the print).
Calabi & de Vesme 1795 undescribed state between i and ii
[Ref: 47653]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Inverno. Hiver.
Inverno. Hiver.
Dessiné par Hamilton. Direge par Suntach.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Rare engraving. 270 x 290mm (10½ x 11½"), with very large margins.
An winter scene, with rustic figures chopping and collecting wood for a fire, with a verse in Italian and French. From a set of four.
[Ref: 45372]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Sheep-Shearing.
Sheep-Shearing.
Painted by W. Hamilton, R A. Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R. A. Engraver to his Majesty.
London Pub.d as the Act directs. Sep.r 5. 1798. by P. W. Tomkins. No. 49. New Bond Street.
Stipple and etching, chine-collé, title in open letters. 485 x 390mm (19 x 15¼"), with very large margins. Crease in unprinted area on left, slight foxing, margins bit messy.
A scene of a family shearing sheep outside a farmhouse. It was used as a chapter heading for James Thomson's ''The Seasons''. Another state has the title 'Summer'.
De Vesme 1799.
[Ref: 55225]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Mount Etna and the Cyclops - taken from the Sea.
Mount Etna and the Cyclops - taken from the Sea.
[Captain Peter William Hamilton, R.N., 1812-1868.]
[n.d., c.1834.]
Pencil sketch. Image 165 x 250mm, 6½ x 9¾".
As a young master's mate Hamilton served in the Mediterranean on board HMS Malabar, visiting Italy, Malta, Greece, Turkey and the Levant in 1834-5. He later served in the Royal Navy during the First Opium War (1839-42), seeing action at Hong Kong which he also recorded in his sketch album.
From a sketchbook compiled by Hamilton.
[Ref: 12740]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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How Smooth Brother, Feel Again.
How Smooth Brother, Feel Again.
W. Hamilton R.A. del. T. Gauguin sculp.
London Publish'd May 1789, by J. Brydon, Charing Cross.
Stipple. Plate: 200 x 240mm (8 x 9½''). Trimmed to plate.
A scene showing children playing together.
[Ref: 48072]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[St Athanasius.]
[St Athanasius.]
W.m Hamilton R.A.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Stipple, coloured on both sides as a transparency, varnished highlights. Sheet 290 x 140mm (11½ x 5½"). Trimmed within plate.
A statue of Saint Athanasius, full-length facing front, looking away to left while holding quill and book poised to write, wearing episcopal robes and mitre. A plate from 'An Essay on Transparent Prints and Transparencies in General' by Edward Orme.
Ex: collections of the Spencer Sisters and the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd.
[Ref: 40422]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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St Jerome.
St Jerome.
W.m Hamilton R.A.
Pub by E. Orme, Bond Street [n.d., c.1800.]
Stipple, coloured on both sides as a transparency, varnished highlights. Sheet 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8"). Trimmed within plate.
A statue of Saint Jerome, full-length facing down, a lion at his feet. A plate from 'An Essay on Transparent Prints and Transparencies in General' by Edward Orme.
Ex: collections of the Spencer Sisters and the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd.
[Ref: 40517]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Priams Prayer on his Departure for the Grecian Camp.
Priams Prayer on his Departure for the Grecian Camp.
Painted by W,,m Hamilton R.A. Engraved by A Fogg.
London Pub,,d as the Act directs, May 15, 1801, by A. Fogg, No: 55 New Bond Street.
Rare stipple. Sheet 480 x 575mm (19 x 22¾"). Trimmed within plate, cracks in folds taped, some staining.
Following the death of Hector, King Priam of Troy is escorted by Hermes (in the form of an eagle) to Achilles to beg for the return of his son's body.
[Ref: 55218]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Winter's Amusement.
Winter's Amusement.
W. Hamilton delin. T. Gaugain sculp.
Publish'd May 1789, by T. Gaugain. No.9 Manor Street, Chelsea: & by Mess.rs Harris: Molteno, Colnaghi & Co. & Wilkinson. London. [Late.]
Stipple printed in colours with large margins. Plate 197 x 254mm. 7¾ x 10".
Boys throwing snowballs at two girls who flee into the right foreground; with a church and town buildings in the background.
[Ref: 28187]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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