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Gioacchino Conti Gizziello.
Gioacchino Conti Gizziello.
Ch. Lucy Pinxit. Alex. VanHaeken Fe. 1736.
Scarce mezzotint, sheet 355 x 255mm (14 x 10"). Trimmed to plate.
Half-length portrait of Gioacchino Conti (1714-61), Italian soprano castrato opera singer, nicknamed Gizziello in honour of his teacher, Domenico Gizzi. This portrait was published when he was in London (1736-7), while he was engaged by George Frideric Handel.
CS 5, only state. See reference 61535 for one with margins.
[Ref: 61684]   £450.00  
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[Keyplate] The Departure of the Pilgrim Fathers, July 22 1620. The Government Prize Picture of the Westminster Hall Exhibition. (The Scene is taken from the point of Embarkation, Delft Haven.)
Painted by Charles Lucy, Esq. Engraved by John Burnett, Esq.
Published by Thomas Agnew & Sons, Her Majesty's Printsellers & Publishers, Exchange Street, Manchester. August 1, 1855.
Lithograph with letterpress, scarce item; sheet 275 x 450mm (10¾ x 17¾").
Keyplate identifying the figures in Charles Lucy's painting 'The departure of the ‘primitive puritans’, or ‘Pilgrim Fathers’, to the coast of America, AD 1620' (1847), painted for a Palace of Westminster fresco competition. The painting is now in the Pilgrim Hall Museum (Plymouth, Mass.).
Ex: Collection of Thomas Agnew.
[Ref: 32261]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Henry Lawson F.R.S. &c. &c. &c.
Henry Lawson F.R.S. &c. &c. &c.
Painted by C. Lucy. Engraved by W. Giller.
[n.d. c.1855.]
An extremely rare mezzotint on india. Plate 310 x 253mm. 12¼ x 10". Very fine and very large margins.
Henry Lawson (1774-1855) was an Astronomer & Meteorologist of Bath, made fellow of the Royal Society in 1840. Holding a chart with a diagram of Uranus or Saturn; an early mounted planatarium stands on the table.
[Ref: 16729]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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