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[An Angler.]
[An Angler.]
Alex. H. Kirk.
[n.d., c.1920.]
Etching, signed in pencil by the artist. 340 x 250mm (13¼ x 9¾") very large margins
An angler holding rod and catch bag, with mountainous scenery behind. Alexander Horace Kirk (1871-1950) was an RA Schools student 1893-96. During WWI he commanded motor launches, receiving the Legion of Honour (Chevalier) and Croix de Guerre. The National Portrait Gallery hold his portrait of explorer Sir John Kirk, a companion to Livingston on his Second Zambezi Expedition (NPG 1936); the National Army Museum holds his portrait of watercolour portrait of Subadar Ayodhya Pathan Bahadur, a veteran of the Indian Mutiny and the last survivor of the Powder Bag Party, Kashmir Gate, Delhi 1857.
[Ref: 57988]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Burnham Walk, Fleet Wood.]
[Burnham Walk, Fleet Wood.] No. 1 [pencil, lower left.]
Alexander MacNeil [pencil signature.]
[n.d., c.1920s.]
Etching, 100 x 200mm. 4 x 8". Paper slightly age toned.
A path through trees in the ancient woodland of Burnham Beeches, Buckinghamshire.
Guichard: pg.73, Appendix 1 'Minor Etchers'.
[Ref: 19863]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Canada.
Canada.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1840.]
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge.
Map of Canada east of Lake Huron, showing south to New York City.
[Ref: 13233]   £60.00  
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Carolus Primus Dei Gratia Angliæ Scotiæ & Hiberniæ Rex Fidei Defensor &ct.
Carolus Primus Dei Gratia Angliæ Scotiæ & Hiberniæ Rex Fidei Defensor &ct.
Ant: Van Dyck Eques Pinxit. [Engraved by Alexander Browne.]
Sold by Th: Taylor at the Golden Lion in Fleet Stree[t]. Printed & Sold by Taylor & Jordan at ye Golden Lion In Fleetstreet [n.d., c.1729].
Scarce mezzotint. 480 x 295mm (19 x 11½"). Repair in bottom right corner with slight loss of inscription.
A full-length seated portrait of Charles I with Prince Charles, wearing infant cap and gown, standing at his knee. Behind is a table with crown, orb and sceptre on it, with buildings in the background. The plate was engraved and published by Alexander Browne c.1680, with later states published by Edward Cooper, Thomas Taylor, this state published by Thomas Bakewell and Timothy Jordan on the death of Taylor in 1729, and W. Scott.
CS: Browne 2, state v of vii. (See also CS: Browne 3 for the same image in reverse.) Turner B4, V of IX.
[Ref: 59081]   £480.00  
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China.
China.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1840.]
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge, torn.
Map of China, just prior to the foundation of Hong Kong.
[Ref: 13232]   £65.00  
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Conway Castle, Evening [pencil below image.]
Conway Castle, Evening [pencil below image.]
A F Finberg [pencil signature.]
[n.d. c.1920.]
Coloured etching, signed proof. Sheet 266 x 343mm. 10½ x 13½". Creasing to lower left-corner.
View of Conwy Castle, with bridge over the moat at right; a group of men approaching from a rowing boat in foreground at right, carrying baskets on their heads and poles; boat attached to a wooden post with cables on a hill in foreground at left.
[Ref: 25056]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Adam Ferguson LL.D.
Adam Ferguson LL.D.
Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engraved by J. Beugo.
Publish'd Oct.r 23 1790 by J. Stockdale Piccadilly.
Engraving, with large margins. Plate 209 x 127mm. 8¼ x 5".
Adam Ferguson (1723-1816) was a Scottish philosopher, social scientist and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment. He is sometimes referred to as "the father of modern sociology".
NPS: D2337. Hamilton: p.26.
[Ref: 24367]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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James Gibbs.
James Gibbs.
A. Bannerman sculp. [after William Hogarth.]
[London, c.1770.]
Etching on india. 225 x 165mm (9 x 6¼").
James Gibbs ((1682 - 1754), architect, a pupil of Wren, designer of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, the Senate House of the University of Cambridge, the nave of All Saints, Derby (now Derby Cathedral), and the Radcliffe Camera in Oxford. A plate from Walpole's 'Anecdotes of Painting in England' (1762-1771).
[Ref: 45734]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Terram in qua dormis, tibi dabo et Semini tuo. Gen: Cap: 28.V:13.
Terram in qua dormis, tibi dabo et Semini tuo. Gen: Cap: 28.V:13.
Raphael Sanctius Urbinas, invenit et pinxit in Vaticano. Joannes Alex:r delin: et Sculp: Romae A:D: 1718.
Etching with large margins. Plate 283 x 476mm. 11¼ x 18¾". Tears into edges and upper right corner of plate, crease.
Jacob's ladder, detail from the ceiling of the stanza d'Eliodoro designed by Raphael: Jacob sleeping on the left and, beyond, to right, the angels walking up and down the steps leading to God. From one of the frescoes in the Palace of the Vatican.
[Ref: 26608]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Georgius Iameson, Scotus Abredonensis, Patriae suae apelles, eiusque uxor, Isabella Tosh, et Filius.
Georgius Iameson, Scotus Abredonensis, Patriae suae apelles, eiusque uxor, Isabella Tosh, et Filius.
Geo: Jameson. Pinxit Anno, 1623. Alex.r pronepos, fecit Aqua forte A:D: 1728.
A fine engraving. Plate 210 x 158mm. 8¼ x 6¼".

Portrait of the artist George Jamesone, with his wife and child; half length, his wife standing in centre holding roses, wearing a veil; George behind to the left, holding a palette and brushes over her left shoulder; their child to the right holding a flower. George Jamesone (1586-1644) the Scotch portrait painter, born in Aberdeen. He studied under Rubens, and was a fellow pupil of Van Dyck, in Antwerp.
[Ref: 23262]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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His Excellency James Kieth,
His Excellency James Kieth, Lieutenant Collonel of One of the Regiments of Foot-Guards, and General in Chief of the Armys of His Imperial Majesty of all the Russias.
A. Ramsay pinxit. A.Van Haecken fecit.
[n.d., c.1740.]
Mezzotint, 355 x 250mm. 14 x 9¾". Very scarce.
James Francis Edward Keith (1696 - 1758), Scottish field marshal of Prussia. Keith participated in the Jacobite uprising of 1715 and in the abortive invasion of 1719 with his brother; escaping to the Continent, he first entered the service of Spain and then went to Russia, where he gained honour in both civil and military offices, and was given command of a regiment of guards in 1728. Later he went to Prussia and became close friends with Frederick the Great, who made him a field marshal in 1747. Keith entered the circle of Europe’s leading intellectuals and rendered great service to Prussia in the early part of the Seven Years War, and was killed in the battle of Hochkirch. After Scottish portrait painter Allan Ramsay (1713 - 1784).
See Chaloner Smith: 10. This version, without oval fame and pedestal, undescribed.
[Ref: 12199]   £350.00  
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William Kent.
William Kent.
[A. Bannerman sculp.]
[n.d., 1762.]
Engraving. Sheet 185 x 135mm (7¼ x 5¼"). Trimmed to image, laid on album paper.
William Kent (1685-1748), painter, architect and landscape architect who had a hand in the landscaping and interior design for Chiswick House, Hampton Court Palace and Devonshire House, thus having a lasting impact on the history of interior design and estate layout.
[Ref: 57960]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Mexico & Guatemala.
Mexico & Guatemala.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row, 1842.
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge.
Mexico south to Panama. Despite being published during the short-lived Republic, Texas appears to be shown as part of Mexico.
[Ref: 13231]   £60.00  
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[Michael the Brave, mis-identified as] Giorgio Stefano Principe di  Moldavia.
[Michael the Brave, mis-identified as] Giorgio Stefano Principe di Moldavia.
J.A. Böner sc.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. Sheet 240 x 160mm (9½ x 6¼"). Trimmed to plate., some staining. Slight loss in top right margin.
Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazu, c.1558-1601), one of Romania's greatest national heroes. As Prince of Wallachia (1593–1601), Prince of Moldavia (1600) and de facto ruler of Transylvania (1599–1600), he was the first to rule over all principalities inhabited by Romanians. He was assassinated by an ally under the orders of Habsburg Emperor Rudolph II. The portrait is mis-identified as Gheorghe ?tefan, Prince of Moldavia (d.1668).
[Ref: 53409]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
[After Albrecht Dürer, n.d., c.1670]
Engraving, sheet 195 x 120mm (7½ x 4¾"). Trimmed.
Portrait of Sixtus Ölhafen von Schöllenbach, after a 1503 painting by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) of Nuremburg, artist, printmaker and theorist, still considered by many scholars to be the greatest of all German artists.
[Ref: 41986]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
Sixtus Oelhafen in Schöllenbach [...]
J.A. Böner sc [after Albrecht Dürer, n.d., c.1670]
Engraving, sheet 205 x 120mm (8 x 4¾"). Trimmed and glued at top to backing sheet.
Portrait of Sixtus Ölhafen von Schöllenbach, after a 1503 painting by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) of Nuremburg, artist, printmaker and theorist, still considered by many scholars to be the greatest of all German artists.
[Ref: 41985]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Peru & Bolivia.
Peru & Bolivia.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row, 1836.
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Binding stitches in edge.
Map of Peru and Bolivia. Bolivia still has access to the sea, before it lost land in the War of the Pacific (1879–83).
[Ref: 13230]   £60.00  
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Madam Philadelphia Saunders.
Madam Philadelphia Saunders.
P.Lely Eques pinxit Sold by Alex Browne at ye Balcony in little Queen Street.
Sold by Alex Browne at ye Balcony in little Queen Street.
Mezzotint. 250 x 400mm (9¾ x 15½"). Trimmed close to plate on all sides. Milne Cooper Collection blind stamp lower left.
CS:33:II
[Ref: 3831]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Her Grace The Dutchess of Somerset.
Her Grace The Dutchess of Somerset.
P Lely Eques pinxit
Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew ballcony in little Queen Street.
Mezzotint, sheet 340 x 255mm (13¼ x 10"). Trimmed to plate; lower right corner missing and repaired, losing some text; other repairs to edges.
Elizabeth Seymour, duchess of Somerset (1667-1722), courtier and politician, as a child. Lely's painting is at Boughton House, Northamptonshire, with other versions at Castle Howard and Syon House. Elizabeth became duchess when she married for the second time, to Charles Seymour, after her first husband Thomas Thynne was murdered at the behest of Charles, Count Königsmark (she denied any knowledge of the plot but the scandal remained associated with her). She became a close associate of Queen Anne.
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd. CS: 37.
[Ref: 34126]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Henry Sidney son to Robert Earle of Leicester.
Henry Sidney son to Robert Earle of Leicester.
P. Lely Eques pinxit.
Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew belcony in little Queen Street [n.d., c.1684].
Mezzotint, 365 x 280mm. 14¼ x 11". Paper age toned.
Henry Sidney, Earl of Romney (1641 - 1704), politician; youngest son of Robert, 2nd Earl of Leicester. Here depicted wearing a hunting shirt and buskins, and holding a staff or spear, a dog alongside him. Envoy to The Hague in 1679 - 1681, Sidney gained the confidence of William of Orange and was instrumental in preparing his arrival in England in 1688. After the accession of William III to the English throne Sidney was rewarded with offices and honours, including the posts of secretary of state (1690-1) and lord-lieutenant of Ireland (1692). He was created Earl of Romney in 1692 and died unmarried in 1704. After Sir Peter Lely (1618 - 1680).
Chaloner Smith: 35, state II of II.
[Ref: 9463]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Major Ralph Snow.
Major Ralph Snow.
[I. W]hood de Bloomsb: sqr. pinxt. pro Zacha. Chambers de Scaccar. Reg. Genero. Cui hanc Tabulam D D: Alex: Vanhaecken [fe.]
[n.d., c.1730.]
Mezzotint. Sheet 340 x 230mm (13¼ x 9"). Trimmed within the image, losing part of inscription at sides, laid on board.
Ralph Snow (1670-1744), writing master, holding a sheet with 'La plume' written in florid lettering. He was one of the four dedicatees of George Bickham's 'A poem on writing', c.1727. Although Chaloner Smith only lists this state the BM has a proof before title, without the armillary sphere in the background.
Chaloner Smith 15.
[Ref: 52600]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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South America.
South America.
Drawn & Engraved by Alex.r Findlay.
London. Published by Thomas Kelly, 17 Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1840.]
Steel-engraved map. Sheet 270 x 210mm, 10½ x 8¼". Binding stitches in edge.
Map of South America.
[Ref: 13234]   £60.00  
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The Temptation of St Anthony.
The Temptation of St Anthony. From a Picture by E. Hemskirk in the possession of Mr Ibbett, Maidenhead Court, Aldersgate Street.
EHK. Drawn by S.A. Hart. Printed by S. Voles.
Published by S. Voles, No. 3 S.t Michael's Alley, Cornhill.
Rare lithograph. Sheet 280 x 300mm (11 x 12¾"). Top right corner reinstated with mss. fill, tears in inscription area repaired, creases, narrow margins.
An adaptation of one of several paintings of the Temptation of St Anthony by Egbert van Heemskerck (1634-1704). He sits at a table in a cave reading, harrassed by a multitude of grotesque demons. Dinosaurs and other reptile creatures depicted. Anthony the Great (251-356), a Christian monk from Egypt, tried to hide in a cave to escape the demons that plagued him; however they gathered there and beat him to death. After being pulled from the cave by his servant he came back to life; he demands to go back in to face them, and a bright light sent by God drives them away.
[Ref: 58837]   £480.00  
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Eglise de St Stanislas à Malatycze
Eglise de St Stanislas à Malatycze dans le Palatinat de Mstislaw Grand-duché de Litvanie...
Laurent Gucewicz del. sc.
Mangean imp. [Paris, n.d., c. 1848.]
Steel engraving. Sheet 185 x 270mm, 7¼ x 10½".
A view of the Roman Catholique church of St Stanislas, built 1794. From the collection of Leonard Chodzko (1800-71), a Polish historian active in the November Uprising of 1830 and the Great Emigration that followed it. Church of St Stanislas Malatycze, bears similarities with the architecture of St Peter's in Rome. The church was built and consecrated in 1794 by Stanislaw Siestrzencewicz-Bohusz (1731-1826), first archbishop-metropolitain of Mogil'ov, now in the Ukraine.
[Ref: 21330]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[A Town Carriage.]
[A Town Carriage.]
AOrlowski 20.
Lithog de J. Beggrow, St. Petersburg [c.1821.]
A rare lithograph, with a crown stamp on right. Printed area 400 x 575mm (15¾ x 22¾"). Small margins
A four-wheeled Droshky carriage drawn by two horses, carrying a driver and passenger with a monocle through a town, after Alexander Osipovich Orlowsky (1777-1832). After fighting with the partisan group led by Thadeusz Kosciuszko in the Polish liberation movement and uprising of 1794, Orlowski moved to Russia in 1802 where he became a court artist for the Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich in St Petersburg. In 1816 he was one of the first artists to produce lithographs in Russia.
[Ref: 55966]   £680.00  
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[A Russian two-horse sledge.]
[A Russian two-horse sledge.]
AOrlowski 1820.
Lithog de J. Beggrow, St. Petersburg [c.1821.]
A rare lithograph, with a crown stamp on right. Printed area 400 x 575mm (15¾ x 22¾"), large margins.
A sledge drawn by two horses, carrying a driver and officer, passing a walled town, after Alexander Osipovich Orlowsky (1777-1832). After fighting with the partisan group led by Thadeusz Kosciuszko in the Polish liberation movement and uprising of 1794, Orlowski moved to Russia in 1802 where he became a court artist for the Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich in St Petersburg. In 1816 he was one of the first artists to produce lithographs in Russia.
[Ref: 55967]   £650.00  
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[A Troika.]
[A Troika.]
AOrlowski 1819.
Lithog de J. Beggrow. [c.1821.]
A rare lithograph, with a crown stamp on right. Printed area 400 x 575mm (15¾ x 22¾"), very large margins.
A trioka (i.e. three-horses abreast) carrying an officer being driven past a village, after Alexander Osipovich Orlowsky (1777-1832). After fighting with the partisan group led by Thadeusz Kosciuszko in the Polish liberation movement and uprising of 1794, Orlowski moved to Russia in 1802 where he became a court artist for the Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich in St Petersburg. In 1816 he was one of the first artists to produce lithographs in Russia.
[Ref: 55968]   £650.00  
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[A Traveler in a Kibitka]
[A Traveler in a Kibitka]
AOrlowski 19.
Imprimé à St Petersbourg chez Beggrow in ink [c.1821.]
A rare lithograph, with a crown stamp on right. Printed area 400 x 575mm (15¾ x 22¾").
A trioka / Kibitka, hooded cart (three-horses abreast) sledge being driven down a rustic road, after Alexander Osipovich Orlowsky (1777-1832). After fighting with the partisan group led by Thadeusz Kosciuszko in the Polish liberation movement and uprising of 1794, Orlowski moved to Russia in 1802 where he became a court artist for the Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich in St Petersburg. In 1816 he was one of the first artists to produce lithographs in Russia for state Russian Museum.
[Ref: 55965]   £680.00  
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[Allegory of Vanity.]
[Allegory of Vanity.] Stulta, quid ad speculum fastis assumis ianes...
Iac. Iordans pinxit. [Alexander Voet.]
Engraving, fine. Plate: 280 x 345mm (11 x 13½").
Small margins.
An allegory of vanity showing a young woman combing her hair while looking in a mirror held by a jester while on the left an old man points to a skull.
[Ref: 47567]   £380.00  
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The Hon.ble Thomas Wentworth Esq.r
The Hon.ble Thomas Wentworth Esq.r Brigadier General of His Majesty's Forces Colonel of One of His Regiments of Foot, & Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in America.
A. Ramsay pinx.t A. Van Haecken fecit [c.1747]
Mezzotint, sheet 365 x 260mm (14¼ x 10¼"). Small tear.
Mezzotint of a British soldier serving in America, engraved after Allan Ramsay by Alexander Van Haecken, younger brother of the drapery painter Joseph Van Haecken who worked for some time as Ramsay's studio assistant.
CS: 19; Ex Collection of Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 43183]   £360.00  
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Erasmus Wilson [facsimile signature.]
Erasmus Wilson [facsimile signature.]
Painted by Stephen Pearce. Engraved by Alexander Scott.
London, Published April 2nd. 1873, by Henry Graves & Co. the Proprietors, Publishers to H.M. the Queen, and T.R.H. the Prince & Princess of Wales, 6 Pall Mall _ Copyright Registered.
Mezzotint proof before title on india, printseller's association stamp. Plate 545 x 419mm. 21½ x 16½".
Sir William James Erasmus Wilson (1809-1884) was an English surgeon and dermatologist, knighted by Queen Victoria in 1881 (as alluded to by the sceptre in the foreground). Here stood at a lecern surrounded by specimens with a list of treatments hung on the wall beside him ('17. Trichopathie; 18. Steatopathie' etc).
PSA: AP.50. BLI.25. NPG: D8459; for proof impression see ref. 4595
[Ref: 24484]   £420.00  
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[Sir Erasmus Wilson].
[Sir Erasmus Wilson].
[Painted by Stephen Pearce. Engraved by Alexander Scott]. Signed in pencil.
[n.d. c.1873].
Mezzotint, proof before letters on india paper. Printsellers' Association stamp lower left corner.. 340 x 430mm. Trimmed to just outside india paper.
Sir William James Erasmus Wilson (1809-1884) was an English surgeon and dermatologist, knighted by Queen Victoria in 1881 (as alluded to by the sceptre in the foreground). Here stood at a lecern surrounded by specimens with a list of treatments hung on the wall beside him ('17. Trichopathie; 18. Steatopathie' etc).
W: 3207. For lettered impression see ref. 24484
[Ref: 4595]   £320.00  
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[Woman in riding dress] In her love darting Eyes awakes the Fires [...]
[Woman in riding dress] In her love darting Eyes awakes the Fires [...]
Jos. Vanhaecken pinx. Alex. Van haecken fe.
Sold by T. Jefferys in the Strand and W. Herbert on London Bridge. [n.d., c.1750.]
Scarce mezzotint. 460 x 310mm (18 x 12¼"). Thread margins, some restoration, laid on archival paper, with modern paper border.
A full length portrait of a woman in riding dress, a whip hanging from the wrist. Originally published by the engraver, Alexander Van Haecken.
CS 22, state ii of ii.
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