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LXXXVII.  295.
LXXXVII. 295.
I.R. Schellenberg delin. I.R. Holzhall Sculps.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Etching, 165 x 130mm. 6½ x 5". Slight paper discoloration. Three spots to margin.
A putto sits on a wall, his arm around an urn, above a boy sitting next to a collection of instruments and reading a sheet of music. A book illustration or frontispiece. By Johann Rudolph Schellenberg (1740 - 1806), Swiss painter, etcher and author.
[Ref: 10541]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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A Sure and Convenient Machine for Drawing Silhouettes.
A Sure and Convenient Machine for Drawing Silhouettes.
T. Holloway Pinxit. [after Johann Rudolph Schellenberg.]
[n.d., c.1792.]
Stipple and line engraving. 275 x 210mm (10¾ x 8¼") very large margins.
A seat with a screen attached, allowing the shadow from a candle to be traced, a device invented by Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801), a physiognomist. Thomas Holloway copied a Swiss print by Schellenberg.
[Ref: 42434]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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