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R, Gaywood fecit.
London, [n.d. after 1648].
Rare etching. 150 x 210mm (6 x 8¼"), with small margins. Creasing in the margins and across the image. Lower right corner is folded. Small tears in lower and right margins.
A scene of cherubs picking fruit from a tree for a boutniful cornucopia. A number of workers are harvesting their fields in the background. Part of 'The Foure Elements' series by van Avont (1600-1652), which was also engraved by Hollar, published 1647.
[Ref: 54115]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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The Four Elements
The Four Elements Fire.
P. van Avont inu. R. Gaywood fecit. R. Walton Excudit.
London, [n.d. after 1648].
Rare etching, 17th century watermark, 160 x 210mm (6¼ x 8¼"). Creasing in the corners and some small tears along the top edge. Repaired tear in the centre of the lower margin. Small margins.
A scene depicting three cherubs playing with a gunpowder cannon and a discarded suit of armour. After Petrus van Avont's series the Four Elements, in which the first was fire, which were also done by Hollar, published 1647.
[Ref: 54114]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Garden with a mansion]
[Garden with a mansion] Alt: 10. Lat: 26, unc.
Pahln et Prigel Pinx. Prenner incidit.
[Vienna, n.d., c.1728.]
Etching with engraved ornamental border printed from a separate plate; small margins; outer platemark 255 x 320mm (10 x 12½"). Laid paper; creases.
Garden scene after a painting by Peeter van Avont and Jan Brueghel the Younger (Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum). Plate 38 of the 'Theatrum Artis Pictoriae' (often referred to as the 'Galerie Impériale de Vienne'), a series of plates of paintings in the Imperial collection in Vienna executed by Anton Joseph Prenner (Austrian, 1683 - 1761) and published in Vienna in four parts, each of 40 plates, from 1728 to 1733.
[Ref: 33068]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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