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De Vrede, als uit den hemel nederdalende, vertoond, by hat weder openen van den Amsteld. Schouwburg Ao.1749..In het
De Vrede, als uit den hemel nederdalende, vertoond, by hat weder openen van den Amsteld. Schouwburg Ao.1749..In het Zinnespel Leeuwendaal herstadt door de Vrede.
[Amsterdam, c.1749.]
Engraving, image 190 x 285mm. 7½ x 11¼". Trimmed to image and glued to backing sheet.
Interior of an Amsterdam theatre, a performance on stage. By Simon Fokke (printmaker; Dutch; Male; 1712 - 1784), engraver and etcher working for the Amsterdam book trade; also a collector.
For another ballet print of the Schouwbourg Theatre, see ref. 13317
[Ref: 26968]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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I Banditi Italiani. The Italian Banditti.
I Banditi Italiani. The Italian Banditti. No. 19. Engraved from an Original Picture of Francisco Simonini, in the Possession of Mr. Panton Betew.
Francisco Simonini Pinx.t. F. Vivares Sculp.t.
Published by Franc.s Vivares April 25th. 1759.
Fine etching. 400 x 500mm (15¾ x 19¾"), with large margins. Small tears to margins.
A group of bandits cross a stream to attack a party of travellers; some beg for mercy, holding out bags of money, while another man rides away. Engraved by Francis Vivares (1709-80) after Francesco Simonini (1686 - c.1755), a pair to 'La divisione delle preda. The Booty Divided'. Boydell republished the plates in 1781.
[Ref: 53370]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Boby ou la Folle par Amour Ecossaise.
Boby ou la Folle par Amour Ecossaise.
S. Julien pinx. L. Julien sculp.
A Paris chez l'Auteur, rue de Bouley No 49 et chez Chereau et Joubert aux deux Piliers d'Or rue des Maturins. [n.d., c.1785.]
Stipple, scarce & rare. 375 x 260mm (14½ x 10¼"). Trimmed to plate on left.
'The Scotswoman mad through love'; a forlorn woman seated in garden, one foot resting on sheet with letterpress.
[Ref: 45345]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Great Seal of King Charles II.d.
The Great Seal of King Charles II.d. At the Restoration of the King / all the proper Seals were new made / for the King and the Government by T Simon
[George Vertue after Thomas Simon.]
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, sheet 210 x 150mm (8½ x 6"). Trimmed; tipped into album sheet.
The great seal of Charles II, designed c.1662 by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665). Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver, making many seals for public service during the interregnum. At the restoration he petitioned Charles II for the role of chief engraver but it was given to Thomas Rawlins, who had held the position under Charles I. Shortly after, however, he was given the office of one of the gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps. It was at this time that he prepared the great seal of Charles II, with a view of London in background. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
See Alexander 978-1016 (individual plates not listed)
[Ref: 43087]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gaucher de Châtillon]
[Gaucher de Châtillon] Scaevola de Chastillon Comes Stabuli Sub Ludonico et Joanne filio [....]
[after Simon Vouet]
[1660]
Engraving with accompanying letterpress sheet, 17th century watermark; each 470 x 350mm (18½ x 13¾") very large margins.
Gaucher de Châtillon (1250 - 1328), constable of France under five different kings. Engraved after a portrait by Simon Vouet (c.1632-5) now in the Louvre. From 'Les Portraits des Hommes Illustres Francois qui sont Peints dans la Galerie du Palais Cardinal de Richelieu' (1660). The book reproduces the portraits of great men hanging in Richelieu's 'Galerie des hommes illustres' by Vouet and Philippe de Champaigne.
[Ref: 39875]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Siquis est Parwlus Veniat ad Me.
Siquis est Parwlus Veniat ad Me. Prov. 9.V.4.
S. Françoys Turonen inve. et pinx. N. Pitau sculp. cum privil. Regis.
[n.d., c.1680.]
Engraving. 495 x 350mm (19½ x 13¾"), very large margins. Damp stain on outside of right margin, pin-sized worm hole on plate mark.
'Whosoever is a little one, let him come to me'. The Christ child sitting on a globe, surrounded by angels and cherubim, arms stretched out in welcome. After Simon François de Tours (1606-1671).
[Ref: 39717]   £360.00  
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[Olivier V de Clisson.]
[Olivier V de Clisson.] Olivarius de Clisson Comes Stabuli Sub Carolo 5
[after Simon Vouet]
[1660]
Engraving with accompanying letterpress sheet, each 470 x 350mm (18½ x 13¾") very large margins.
Olivier V de Clisson (1336-1407), Breton soldier. Battles he was involved in included the Siege of Brest (1373) and Battle of Roosebeke (1382). Engraved after a portrait by Simon Vouet (Nantes, Musée Dobrée). From 'Les Portraits des Hommes Illustres Francois qui sont Peints dans la Galerie du Palais Cardinal de Richelieu' (1660). The book reproduces the portraits of great men hanging in Richelieu's 'Galerie des hommes illustres' by Vouet and Philippe de Champaigne (although only four of the original paintings survive). The final 'illustrious figure' was Richelieu himself.
[Ref: 39877]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Great-Seal of the Common-Wealth of England. done by T. Simon.
The Great-Seal of the Common-Wealth of England. done by T. Simon. This Plate Engrav'd from a Curious Proof Impression in Wax, in the Collection of the Rt. Honble (the late) Earl of Oxford, now in Possession of the most noble Margaret-Cavendish, Dutchess of Portland, is most humbly Inscribed to her Grace by her most Obedient Servant G. Vertue 1744.
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, sheet 215 x 150mm (9 x 6"). Trimmed; tipped into album sheet.
The second great seal of the Commonwealth, showing parliament in session, designed by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665). Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver by the parliamentarians, and designed a seal within a week of the execution. This was supposedly not very hard-wearing, and in 1651 the Rump ordered its replacement, similar except for the new date (as shown here). Simon made many seals for public service during the interregnum, before being appointed to the office of one of gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps at the restoration. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
See Alexander 978-1016 (individual plates not listed); see Sean Kelsey, 'Inventing a Republic', p.94.
[Ref: 43098]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Reverse of the Lord Protector's Great Seal, made by T. Simon.
Reverse of the Lord Protector's Great Seal, made by T. Simon. These Armes are Quarterly, the Cross of England, the Saltier Cross for Scotland, and the Harp for Ireland. The Inescochion being the Family Armest of Cromwell.
GVertue f.
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, sheet 215 x 150mm (9 x 6"). Trimmed; tipped into album sheet.
The heraldic arms of the Cromwell family: reverse of portrait coinage of Oliver Cromwell, designed by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665). Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver by the parliamentarians, and made many seals for public service during the interregnum, before being appointed to the office of one of gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps at the restoration. The portrait coinage of Cromwell was ordered from Simon by the council of Whitehall in 1656, and struck on the press of Pierre Blondeau. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
Alexander 978
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The Great-Seal for Scotland.
The Great-Seal for Scotland. being made during the Government of the Lord Protector. Oliver Cromwell 1656.
GVertue s.
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, sheet 225 x 160mm (10 x 6½"). Trimmed; tipped into album sheet.
Portrait coinage showing the Lord Protector on horseback with the heraldic arms of the Cromwell family on the reverse, designed by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665) with battle scene in background. Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver by the parliamentarians, and made many seals for public service during the interregnum, before being appointed to the office of one of gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps at the restoration. The portrait coinage of Cromwell was ordered from Simon by the council of Whitehall in 1656, and struck on the press of Pierre Blondeau. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
See Alexander 978-1016 (individual plates not listed).
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James Curry.M.D.&F.A.S.  Lecturer, on the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Guy's Hospital, 1819.
James Curry.M.D.&F.A.S. Lecturer, on the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Guy's Hospital, 1819.
Francis Simonau delin Isaac Mills sculp
Publishd as the Act directs by Benjn.& Geo Ridge & Co. Chichester. Sussex. May 1.1819.
Proof engraving. Plate 230 x 155mm. 9 x 6".
W: 736-1.
[Ref: 12282]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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[Dressage.]
[Dressage.]
Cornelis Nicolai Schurtz Sculp. Norinburg.
[Nuremberg: Wolfgang Moritz Endter, 1678.]
Engraving with hand colour. 205 x 295mm (8 x 11½"). Top edge worn, affecting platemark. Trimmed.
Three equestrian women in elaborate costume riding side saddle, accompanied by a male rider and two equerries. From Georg Simon Winter von Adlers Flügel's 'Bellerophon, sive Eques peritus'. Winter (1629-1701), a veterinarian and the director of several German stud farms, published a number of important early treatises on raising horses, equestrian art and veterinary medicine.
[Ref: 48191]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Erminia
Erminia dall'Originale di Simone Vouet alto palmi 4, largo palmi 3. / Al Signor Avvocato Luigi Borsari Ciarissimo Giureconsulto Filippo Pasini in argomento di stima, e di gratitudine.
C. Segni dis. / lit. Pigazzi. [n.d., c.1830]
Lithograph, printed area 340 x 215mm (13¼ x 8½"). Tears to very large margins.
Subject from Tasso's 'La Gerusalemme liberata' (Jerusalem delivered) in which the Saracen princess Erminia cuts off her hair to bind the wounds of the injured Christian warrior Tancred. This subject had previously been depicted by Nicolas Poussin, and French 18th century painter Simone Vouet is attributed as the source for this Italian lithograph.
[Ref: 33969]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Erminia]
[Erminia] [dall'Originale di Simone Vouet alto palmi 4, largo palmi 3. / Al Signor Avvocato Luigi Borsari Ciarissimo Giureconsulto Filippo Pasini in argomento di stima, e di gratitudine.]
[C. Segni dis. / lit. Pigazzi.]
Lithograph on india with very large margins, printed area 340 x 215mm (13¼ x 8½"). Proof impression. Uncut.
Subject from Tasso's 'La Gerusalemme liberata' (Jerusalem delivered) in which the Saracen princess Erminia cuts off her hair to bind the wounds of the injured Christian warrior Tancred. This subject had previously been depicted by Nicolas Poussin, and French 18th century painter Simone Vouet is attributed as the source for this Italian lithograph.
[Ref: 33970]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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From an Original Drawing, in the Collection of John Barnard Esq.r.
From an Original Drawing, in the Collection of John Barnard Esq.r.
Simon. da. Pesaro inv e del: Gius. Zocchi. Sc:
[n.d., c.1790.]
Etching printed in brown ink. Plate: 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾"). Very large margins.
A scene in which the figure of Europa rides on the back of Jupiter in the form of a bull, two cherubs fly above her whilst two putti ride a pair of dolphins.
[Ref: 39418]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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From an Original Drawing, in the Collection of John Barnard Esq.r.
From an Original Drawing, in the Collection of John Barnard Esq.r.
Simon. da. Pasero. del: Gius. Zocchi.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Etching printed in brown. Plate: 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾). Very large margins.
A scene showing Europa and a young woman sitting on a bull, to the right of them three woman stand in conversation.
[Ref: 39419]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Filial Piety.
Filial Piety. Dedicated to his Excellency Count Dezbodko Privy Councillor of her Imperial Majesty the Empress of the Russias &c. &c.
From a beautiful Copy in Crayons by S de Koster, after the Original by Hereyns of Meddin, in the Possession of I. Thiorais Esq.r. Engraved by James Daniell.
London, Published May 23rd 1796 by J. Brydon at his Print & Looking Glass Warehouse, Charing Cross.
Mezzotint. 665 x 510mm (16¼ x 20"). Repaired tears in borders.
A story told by Roman historian Valerius Maximus (c.AD 50): Cimon, sentenced to stave to death in prison, is suckled by his daughter Pero. The judges, when hearing of this act of filial piety, pardoned Cimon.
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd.
[Ref: 49974]   £480.00  
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Flea Bites or The Psalm Singer.
Flea Bites or The Psalm Singer. O Lord what makes the fleas to bite / I never did them harm / At first they came by twos & three's / But now how they do swarm.
[Etched by George Cruikshank after Capt. Simon Hehl.]
[n.d., 1818.]
Coloured etching. Sheet 325 x 235mm (12¾ x 9¼"). Trimmed within plate.
BM Satires 13111: etched version 'of a lithograph after Capt. Hehl.'.
[Ref: 54445]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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J. Forbes-Robertson.
J. Forbes-Robertson. [Pencil lower right:] Yours truly, J. Forbes-Robertson. May 1913.
From a Painting by George Harcourt. Photogravure by Annans, Glasgow.
[1913.]
Photogravure, signed in pencil. Plate 570 x 305mm. 22½ x 12". Laid on board.
Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson (1853-1937) was an English actor and theatre manager. He was considered the finest Hamlet of the nineteenth century and one of the finest actors of his time.
[Ref: 22948]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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The Reverend James Foster. D.D.
The Reverend James Foster. D.D.
Engrav'd from an Original Painting of Will.m Smith, by S.F. Ravenet.
Publish'd January 28th. 1752, by J. Payne and J. Bouquet in Paternoster Row.
Fine engraving. 222 x 152mm. 8¾ x 6". Very large margins.
James Foster (1697-1753) was an English Baptist minister; he was a nonconformist. He attended Joseph Hallett's Presbyterian academy where he met other radicals, including Hubert Stogdon, and achieved a reputation for rejecting human authority in matters of religious controversy, belief, and practical piety, privileging what he believed to be the indubitable consequences of reason and argument over passive faith and received wisdom.
Ex Collection Norman Blackburn. NPG: D18809.
[Ref: 19087]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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His Majesty James the First, King of England, and his Royal Progeny;
His Majesty James the First, King of England, and his Royal Progeny; Together with the Family of the King of Bohemia.
Engraved by Charles Turner from an extreme rare Print by Passe.
London: Pubd Aug 4 1813 by S.Woodburn St Martin's Lane.
Mezzotint on india laid paper, 340 x 440mm. 13¼ x 17¼".
A group portrait of the Royal house, James I enthroned at the centre. Winged putti hold up names on banners to left and right. A copy after the engraving by Willem de Passe, by Charles Turner (1773 - 1857). From a series of 15 copies of early engravings, 'Portraits of Royal Personages', by Turner, Earlom and Dunkarton, issued by Samuel Woodburn in book form in 1816. Inscribed 'Proof' lower right.
Whitman: 469.
[Ref: 11346]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Great Seale for the Lord High Admiral James Duke of York Brother of King Charles 2.d.
The Great Seale for the Lord High Admiral James Duke of York Brother of King Charles 2.d.
T. Simon G. Vertue del sculp.
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, sheet 215 x 155mm (9 x 6"). Trimmed; tipped into album sheet.
The seal of James, duke of York (subsequently James II) designed by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665). Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver, making many seals for public service during the interregnum. At the restoration he petitioned Charles II for the role of chief engraver but it was given to Thomas Rawlins, who had held the position under Charles I. Shortly after, however, he was given the office of one of the gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
See Alexander 978-1016 (individual plates not listed)
[Ref: 43090]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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The Seal of Katherine Queen of England
The Seal of Katherine Queen of England Infanta of Portugal Married to K. Charles 2d May 1662
GVertue
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, sheet 230 x 140mm (9½ x 5½"). Trimmed; tipped into album sheet.
The seal of Catherine of Braganza, queen of Charles II, designed c.1661 by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665). Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver, making many seals for public service during the interregnum. At the restoration he petitioned Charles II for the role of chief engraver but it was given to Thomas Rawlins, who had held the position under Charles I. Shortly after, however, he was given the office of one of the gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps. It was at this time that he prepared this seal. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
See Alexander 978-1016 (individual plates not listed)
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The Seal for the Office of the Lord Privy Seal
The Seal for the Office of the Lord Privy Seal
G.Ver[tue]
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, sheet 210 x 140mm (8½ x 5½"). Trimmed, losing text; tipped into album sheet.
The great privy seal, designed c.1661 by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665). Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver, making many seals for public service during the interregnum. At the restoration he petitioned Charles II for the role of chief engraver but it was given to Thomas Rawlins, who had held the position under Charles I. Shortly after, however, he was given the office of one of the gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps. It was at this time that he prepared the great privy seal. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
See Alexander 978-1016 (individual plates not listed)
[Ref: 43088]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Lot and his Daughters]
[Lot and his Daughters]
[Robert Robinson after Simon Vouet, c.1690]
Mezzotint, platemark 180 x 160mm (7 x 6¼") very large margins. 19th century impression on wove paper.
Lot and his daughters escaped the burning city of Sodom (seen in the distance here, lower right) to dwell in a mountain cave. His daughters, fearing that they would not be able to have children in any other way, plied their father with wine in an episode depicted by many artists. Mezzotint by painter and engraver Robert Robinson (fl.1674-d.1706). Robinson is chiefly remembered for early mezzotints such as this, while the most notable of his surviving paintings are the panels he painted for a house on St Botolph Street in the City of London, now housed at the Sir John Cass School in Aldgate.
State ii/ii (Christopher Lennox-Boyd database).
[Ref: 40221]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Maria Stuart. D.G. Scotiae & Franciae Regina.
Maria Stuart. D.G. Scotiae & Franciae Regina.
Simon fe.
Sold by E. Cooper at the 3 Pidgeons in Beford Street. [n.d. c.1740.]
Very fine and rare mezzotint. Mounted on an album page. Image 360 x 258mm. 14¼ x 10¼". Laid on sheet.
Mary I (1542-1587) was Queen of Scots from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567. She was the only surviving legitimate child of King James V. She was six days old when her father died and made her Queen of Scots. Her mother, Mary of Guise, assumed regency and her daughter was crowned nine months later. In 1558, she married Francis, Dauphin of France, who ascended the French throne as Francis II in 1559. However, Mary was not Queen of France for long; she was widowed on 5 December 1560. Following an uprising against her and James Hepburn, some years later, Mary was imprisoned in Loch Leven Castle and forced to abdicate the throne in favour of her one-year-old son, James VI. After an unsuccessful attempt to regain the throne, Mary fled to England seeking protection from her first cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, whose kingdom she hoped to inherit. Elizabeth, however, ordered her arrest, because of the threat presented by Mary, who was considered the rightful ruler of England by many English Catholics. After a long period of custody in England, she was tried and executed for treason following her involvement in three plots to assassinate Elizabeth and place herself on the English throne.
From the Belton House Collection assembled in the 18th Century by the Rt. Hon. John Ld. Brownlow, Baron Charleville, & Viscount Tyrconnel in the Kingdom of Ireland. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lenno
[Ref: 12816]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Arthur O'Connor, Général de Division.]
[Arthur O'Connor, Général de Division.]
[Franc.is Gérard Pinx.t. John Godfroy Sculp.t.]
[Deposé de la Biblioteque Nationale.] [n.d., c.1805.]
Stipple, proof before letters, very fine impression. Sheet 330 x 225mm (13 x 9"). Trimmed within plate, tear entering image at top.
A portrait of Arthur O'Connor (1763-1852) in French military uniform. After becoming a member of the Society of United Irishmen in 1796, O'Connor was captured during an attempt to reach France to petition for support for an Irish revolution. After a period in prison he was sent into exile in 1802, and was welcomed in Paris by Napoleon, who made him a General of Division in the French army, as illustrated here. In 1804 he went to Brest to join an expeditionary army intended for the invasion of Ireland, but when the plan fell through he retired from the army, although he offered his services to Napoleon during the Hundred Days.
[Ref: 48141]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Metal Ornament.]
[Metal Ornament.]
S. Gribelin inv: et sculp:
[n.d, c.1720.]
Engraving. Plate: 135 x 200mm (5¼ x 8").
A collection of designs for engravings on two plates on one sheet by Simon Gribelin (1661-1733). Gribelin, a ornamental and metal engraver and designer fled France to England during the persecution of Huguenots, he was from a family of clockmakers and joined the Clockmakers Company in 1686.
[Ref: 47004]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Parliament Seale.
The Parliament Seale. After the removal of Richard the Lord Protector this Great Seale of the Common Wealth was order'd by Parliament to be used Ao 1659 and to be exactly like that made by order of Parliament 1651
GVertue
[London: George Vertue, c.1753.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark; sheet 220 x 150mm (9 x 6"). Trimmed; tipped into album sheet.
Seal showing Parliament in session, designed by medallist and seal-engraver Thomas Simon (bap.1618-d.1665). Illustration to a volume of engravings (1753) made after Simon's designs, engraved and published by George Vertue. Following the execution of Charles I, Simon was appointed chief engraver by the parliamentarians, and designed a seal for them within a week of the execution. This was supposedly not very hard-wearing, and in 1651 the Rump ordered its replacement, similar except for the new date, which was again replaced in 1659 (shown here). Simon made many seals for public service during the interregnum, before being appointed to the office of one of gravers of the king's arms, shields and stamps at the restoration. Vertue was instructed by Parliament to produce this account of Simon's work, marking national recognition for his work at the mint.
See Alexander 978-1016 (individual plates not listed); see Sean Kelsey, 'Inventing a Republic', p.94.
[Ref: 43093]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Right Hon.ble Will.m Pitt.
The Right Hon.ble Will.m Pitt.
The original painted in crayons by S. De Kostar, and Exhibited at the London Tavern, August 14th 1799.
Publish'd August 23, 1799, by J. Brydon, No.7 Charing Cross.
Stipple. 410 x 320mm (16 x 12½"). Trimmed to plate.
William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806), who became the youngest Prime Minister in 1783 at the age of 24.
[Ref: 41449]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[...] The Right Hon.ble William Pitt [...]
[...] The Right Hon.ble William Pitt [...] From the Original Picture in the Possession of W. Bellingham Esq.r
Painted in Crayons by S. De Koster. Engrav'd by G. Keating.
London Pub.d Jan.y 18 1794 by J. Brydon. Charing Cross.
Mezzotint, platemark 500 x 350mm (19¾ x 13¾"). Very small margins.
William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806), prime minister. In 1782, at the age of twenty-three, Pitt was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer in the ministry of Lord Shelburne as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Shelburne resigned due to opposition from Charles James Fox and Lord North early in 1783, after which Pitt resigned, rejecting overtures to join forces with Fox and North. Following the impact of the American Revolution on the Fox-North coalition, Pitt took advantage of this to secure his administration, and began to enact his agenda. Later that year he became the youngest ever Prime Minister in 1783 at the age of 24. Engraving after a pastel portrait by Simon de Koster (1767-1831), German-born painter who moved to London in 1788 and quickly established himself as a portrait painter.
CS: 9 II of II.
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The true and lively Portraiture of the Honourable and learned Kinight S.r Walter Ralegh.
The true and lively Portraiture of the Honourable and learned Kinight S.r Walter Ralegh.
[After Simon de Passe.]
[n.d., c.1650.]
Engraving. Sheet size: 160 x 105mm (6¼ x 4"). Trimmed to image. False margins.
A portrait within an oval cartouche of famed naval commander, explorer and author Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 - 1618). A copy in reverse after Simon De Passe (1595-1647), the son of prominent Dutch engraver and publisher Crispijn Van De Passe the Elder.
Hind II: p.266, 48.
[Ref: 38903]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Gualtheri Ralegh Eqv: Aur vera effigies clarissmi viri domni.
Gualtheri Ralegh Eqv: Aur vera effigies clarissmi viri domni.
Sim: Pass: Sculp. Comp: Holland: exc.
[n.d., c.1617.]
Engraving. Sheet size: 140 x 110mm (5½ x 4¼"). Trimmed to image.
A portrait within an oval cartouche of famed naval commander, explorer and author Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 - 1618). After Simon De Passe (1595-1647), the son of prominent Dutch engraver and publisher Crispijn Van De Passe the Elder. From Walter Raleigh's 'History of the World.'.
Hind II: p.266, 48.
[Ref: 38902]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)

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[The Rest on the Flight into Egypt]
[The Rest on the Flight into Egypt]
[by Simoni Cantarini, c.1630-48]
Etching, 17th century watermark paper; very large margins, platemark 225 x 170mm (8¾ x 6¾) Later impression; staining; ms below image reading: 'S.C.P.f. Malvasia p.te 2a. p.128' [referring to the printmaker and a reference work]
The rest on the flight into Egypt, with an angel reaching up to a palm tree with both hands. By Simone Cantarini (1612-48), a pupil of Guido Reni who was born in Pesaro, for which reason he is often referred to as 'il Pesarese'.
[Ref: 32553]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Henry Prince of Wales, Eldest Son of King James 1st.]
[Henry Prince of Wales, Eldest Son of King James 1st.]
[Engraved by R. Dunkarton.]
[London: S. Woodburn, 1813-1814.]
Mezzotint, proof before all letters on india laid paper, 355 x 265mm. 14 x 10½". A fine, rich impression.
Henry Frederick Stuart (1594 - 1612), first child of King James VI of Scotland (later King James I of England) and Anne of Denmark, was born on February 19, 1594, at Stirling Castle in Scotland. The pride of his parents, the heir apparent was groomed for kingship from the beginning. Henry was created Prince of Wales at Westminster in June 1610, the paragon of a prince: he was intelligent, well read, an excellent swordsman, an avid patron of the arts, and possessed of a strict sense of morality. In November 1612 Henry suddenly took ill and died, probably of typhoid fever, though rumours circulated that the Prince was poisoned. Here he is depicted in armour during a lance drill, a jousting tournament in the background. A copy of the engraving by Willem de Passe, by Robert Dunkarton (1744 - c. 1815). From a series of 15 copies of early engravings, 'Portraits of Royal Personages', by Turner, Earlom and Dunkarton, issued by Samuel Woodburn in book form in 1816. Another edition was published in 1830.
[Ref: 18062]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Henry Prince of Wales,
Henry Prince of Wales, Eldest Son of King James 1st. Obit Novr. 6th. 1612 Aet 18. From an extreme rare Print by S. Pass.
Dunkerton sculp.t.
London: Pub. by S.Woodburn No.112 St. Martin's Lane.
Mezzotint, a fine, proof impression. Plate: 355 x 265mm (14 x 10½") large margins.
Henry Frederick Stuart (1594 - 1612), first child of King James VI of Scotland (later King James I of England) and Anne of Denmark, was born on February 19, 1594, at Stirling Castle in Scotland. In November 1612 Henry suddenly took ill and died, probably of typhoid fever, though rumours circulated that the Prince was poisoned. Here he is depicted in armour during a lance drill, a jousting tournament in the background. A copy after the engraving by Simon de Passe. From a series of 15 copies of early engravings, 'Portraits of Royal Personages', by Turner, Earlom and Dunkarton, issued by Samuel Woodburn in book form in 1816.
Whitman: 469.
[Ref: 39819]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Ioannes Thurloe.
Ioannes Thurloe. From a Gold Medal in the possession of Dr. Mead.
GVertue in.s.
[n.d. c.1760.]
Etching. Plate 101 x 197mm. 4 x 7¾".
Portrait of John Thurloe, after a medal by Abraham and Thomas Simon; medallion suspended from ruined obelisk, emblematic objects, with a fleet of ships and to right, the Banqueting House, Whitehall. John Thurloe (1616-1668) Secretary of State to Cromwell from 1653 and from 1656 he was also Chief Postmaster of England. At the Restoration he was accused of high treason, but out of regard to his personal abilities he was allowed his liberty.
Alexander: 830.
[Ref: 24244]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman.]
[Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman.]
Engraved by D.J. Pound from a photograph by Simonton & Millard, Dublin.
[n.d., c.1859.]
Steel engraving on india, proof before title. 410 x 285mm (16 x 11¼"). Surface dirt.
Nicholas Wiseman (1802-1865), Cardinal and first Archbishop of Westminster. The titled state appeared in the Illustrated London News publication 'Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages', 1859.
[Ref: 44429]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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