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Henri François Desherbiers M.is de L'Estanduère
Henri François Desherbiers M.is de L'Estanduère Sergent del.
[c.1790]
Pencil and pastel drawing mounted on backing sheet, 195 x 130mm (7¾ x 5"). Inscriptions verso.
According to inscriptions, this is the original drawing by Antoine-Louis-François Sergent-Marceau for the portrait of Henri-François des Herbiers, Marquis de Estenduère which was made into an aquatint by 'Madame de Sernel' and included in Sergent's 'Galerie des grands hommes, des femmes illustres et sujets mémorables de l’histoire de France' (Paris, 1787-91). De l'Estenduère (1681-1750) was a naval officer who served with distinction in the War of the Spanish Succession and the wars of the Polish Succession. He also spent much time in Canda and made many maps of the Saint Lawrence river.
[Ref: 44812]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue d'un Jardin Anglais près Paris.
Vue d'un Jardin Anglais près Paris.
A.F. Sergent del. Guyot scul.
A Paris chez Guyot rue Jacques No 9. [n.d., c.1796.]
Etching, printed in colours and hand finished. 200 x 160mm (8 x 6¼") very large margins. Small hole in unprinted area of the plate.
A garden in the English style near Paris, with classical buildings and a ruined bridge. The colour is particularly fine.
[Ref: 51467]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue d'un Jardin Anglais près Versailles.
Vue d'un Jardin Anglais près Versailles.
A.F. Sergent del. 1796 Guyot scul.
A Paris chez Guyot rue Jacques No 9.
Etching, printed in colours and hand finished. 200 x 160mm (8 x 6¼") with very large margins.
A garden in the English style near Versailles, with a palladian building and a sculptured fountain. The colour is particularly fine.
[Ref: 51466]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[France] Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Grand-Prieur de France;
[France] Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Grand-Prieur de France; ensuite Grand Maitre de l'Ordre de St. Jean de Jérusalem [...]
Sergent del.t M.de De Cernel Sculp.t
A Paris, chez Blin, Place Maubert, No 17 A.P.D.R.
Fine mezzotint printed in colours, platemark 250 x 165mm (9¾ x 6½"). Very large margins.
Fra' Philippe de Villiers de L'Isle-Adam (1464-1534), Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller during the Siege of Rhodes, after which the knights capitulated and left to Crete. L'Isle-Adam then led the order on Crete, Messina, Viterbo and Nice before securing the island of Malta as a permanent base for the order in 1530.
[Ref: 39217]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[France] Jule Mazarin.
[France] Jule Mazarin. Cardinal, Evèque de Metx, Abbé de Saint Arnoul, de St. Clement et de St. Vincent de la meme ville de Metz...né à Piscina dans l’Abruzze le 14 Juillet 1602; mort d Vincennes le 9 Mars 1661. No. 43.
Sergent del et Sculp 1790.
AParis, chez Blin, Imprimeur en Taille-Douce, Place Maubert, No.17, vis-a-vis la Rue des 3-Portes, A.P.D.R.
Coloured aquatint, with large margins. Plate 247 x 165mm. 9¾ x 6½". Some light spotting.
Plate 43 of an unidentified set: bust portrait of Cardinal Mazarin, slightly turned to the right; within oval, with coat of arms at the bottom Jules Mazarin (1602-1661) the French-Italian cardinal, diplomat and politician who served as the chief minister of France from 1642 until his death. He succeeded his mentor, Cardinal Richelieu. His personal library was the origin of the Bibliotheque Mazarine in Paris.
[Ref: 26892]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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