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[Alonso Quixano in his Study.]
[Alonso Quixano in his Study.]
I. Vanderbank Inven.t et delin. Geo: Vertue Sculpsit 1723.
Engraving. Plate: 245 x 190mm (9¾ x 7½'').
A portrait of Alonso Quixano shown sitting in his study staring up at his great grandfather's armour which hangs above the fireplace. The original drawing for the enrgaving is in the Courtauld's collection.
[Ref: 48022]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Martin Folkes Esq.r F.R.S.
Martin Folkes Esq.r F.R.S.
J. Vanderbank pinx.t 1736. J. Faber Fecit 1737.
Sold by Faber at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square.
Fine mezzotint. 355 x 250mm (14 x 9¾"), with margins. Horizontal central crease.
Portrait of Martin Folkes, FRS (1690-1754), with a bust of Isaac Newton behind. An antiquary and natural philosopher, he became a member of the Royal Society at the age of twenty-four. After Sir Isaac Newton's death, Folkes lost out to Hans Sloane in a fiercely contested battle for the presidency, subsequently becoming vice-president. He became president of the Society of Antiquaries in 1750.
[Ref: 61371]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Georgius Lambert, Chorographiae Pictor.
Georgius Lambert, Chorographiae Pictor.
J. Vanderbank pinx. J. Faber fecit.
Sold by J. Faber, at y.e Golden head y.e South side of Bloomsbury Square. [n.d. c.1727.]
Very fine mezzotint, 18th century watermark, 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") with small margins at bottom. Large margins on 3 sides. Trimmed to plate at bottom edge.
Half-length portrait of George Lambert (1700-1765), holding landscape print in his right hand. Lambert was a landscape and topography painter and scenographer.
CS 214.
[Ref: 60243]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mrs. Paulett.]
[Mrs. Paulett.]
John Vanderbank Pinxt. John Faber Fecit.
Sold by I. Faber at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square [n.d., c.1750].
Mezzotint, 350 x 250mm. 13¾ x 9¾". Faint staining. Laid on album page.
Rare portrait of Mrs William Paulett, wife of the secretary to the Archbishop of York.
Chaloner Smith: 277, I.
[Ref: 10487]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Alonso Quijano at his library.]
[Alonso Quijano at his library.]
I. Vanderbank Invent. et delin: Geo: Vertue Sculpsit 1723.
Engraving. 240 x 190mm. 9½ x 7½". Trimmed and laid and separate sheet.
Alonso Quijano, dressed as an 18th century gentleman, pauses as he reads, to gaze at his family armour, prior to setting out on his adventures as 'Don Quixote'.
[Ref: 14729]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Michael Rysbrack, Sculptor.
Michael Rysbrack, Sculptor. Antwerpiae Natus.
J: Vanderbank pinx.t 1728 J: Faber fecit 1734
Mezzotint, very fine with small margins; platemark 360 x 255mm (14 x 10"). Stain lower left.
Portait of Michael Rijsbrack (1693-1770), Antwerp-born sculptor resident in England from 1720 until his death. Adapted from the portrait by Vanderbank in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London (currently exhibited at Beningbrough Hall, Yorkshire).
CS: 314.i
[Ref: 27207]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Nicolaus Sandersonus. A.M.
Nicolaus Sandersonus. A.M. Matheseos Professor Cantabrigiae & R.S.S.
J. Vanderbanck pinx. An.o 1719 pro Martino Folkes. Arm.o Cui Tabulam humillime D. D. G. White.
Mezzotint. 360 x 245mm (14 x 9½"). Trimmed and laid on album paper.
A portrait of Nicholas Saunderson (1682-1739) holding an armillery sphere. Saunderson was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge and was a prolific mathematician. He was a close friend of Isaac Newton's, who had held the same post at Cambridge, and is credited by some historians as the earliest discoverer of Bayes' Theorem.
CS: 41 i of ii.
[Ref: 57215]   £590.00  
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Mr John Sturges.
Mr John Sturges.
J. Vanderbank pinx. F. Kyte delin et fecit 1733.
Fine mezzotint. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Small margins.
A half-length portrait of John Sturges, a carpenter of St George's, Bloomsbury. Despite this occupation he is dressed in Turkish costume, with a feathered turban, fur-lined embroidered coat. He seems to have commissioned the portrait: in his will, held in the National Archives, he bequeaths ''my own portrait picture in a Turkish habit painted by xx Vanderbank'' to his friend Samuel Hawley.
[Ref: 55629]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Madam Wright
Madam Wright
John Vanderbank pinx.t 1729. J. Faber Fec.t
Mezzotint, sheet 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed inside platemark; glued to backing sheet; repair top left.
Portrait of an unidentified sitter, after John Vanderbank (1694-1739), painter and draughtsman whose sitters included Sir Isaac Newton, the sculptor John Michael Rysbrac, and the poet James Thomson.
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; O'D 1 (only likeness); CS 396. For Vanderbank's portraits of Newton and Rysbrac see refs. 33218 and 27207.
[Ref: 36692]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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