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La Chasse au Sanglier.
La Chasse au Sanglier. Gravé par W.m. Woollett d'aprés Le dessin Original de Jean Pillement.
London Publish'd according to Act of Parliament August 29, 1760. A Paris chez Leviez rue S.t. André des Arts, vis a vis l'hôtel de Château Vieux.
Copper engraving. Plate: 590 x 480mm, (23 x 19"). Trimmed within plate on left, right and upper edges.
A scene showing a boar hunt in a large forest. In the foreground several figures spear a boar, a male figure on horseback aims a rifle at the boar and a mounted female hunter points a pistol. In the background figures on horseback and on foot approach with dogs, guns and spears.
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La Chasse au Sanglier.
La Chasse au Sanglier.
Gravé par W.m Woollett d'aprés Le dessin original de Jean Pillement. A Paris chez le Citen. Jean, rue Jean de Beauvais. No.32.
London Publish'd according to Act of Parliament August 29th 1760.
Very scarce copper engraving. 480 x 600mm, 19 x 23¾". Some restoration. Large margins.
Print of boar hunting from a series after Jean-Baptiste Pillement (1728 - 1808).
Fagan: v of v.
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[To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe,
[To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe, is with His gracious Permission humbly dedicated by his Majesty's most dutiful Subject, William Woollett. From the original Picture in the Collection of the Right honourable Lord Grosvenor.
Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by W.m W[oollett, Engraver to his Majesty.]
Published as the Act directs January 1.st 1776. by Mess.rs Woollett, Boydell & Ryland, London.]
Engraving. Sheet 440 x 615mm (17¼ x 24¼"), with title excised but present, with separate engraved key of six personages. Trimmed to plate on three sides and to image at bottom.
Large engraving of Benjamin West's famous painting of 1770 (Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada) representing the death of the British General James Wolfe at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 during the Seven Years' War. Despite Wolfe's death, the result of the battle was a decisive British victory. The composition deliberately evokes the Lamentation of Christ, a subject frequently depicted in religious painting. The people in the key Monckton, Col Williamson, Major Barré, Capt Debbing, Capt Hervey Smyth and surgeon Mr Adair.
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To the King's most Excellent Majesty This View of the Royal Dock at Deptford.
To the King's most Excellent Majesty This View of the Royal Dock at Deptford. Is by Permission and with all Humilty, Inscribed By His Majesty's most dutiful Subject and Servant, Rich. Paton. Size of the Picture 4ft. 10in. by 3ft. 4in.
Painted by R. Paton, the figures by J. Mortimer. Engraved by W. Woollett. Printed by J. Gamble.
Published by Royal Authority & as the Law directs London Feb.y 14.th 1775. To be had of R. Paton Wardour Street Soho.
Engraving. Plate: 680 x 505mm (26¾ x 20"). Trimmed to platemark on 3 sides.
A view of the dockyard at Deptford showing ships coming in and going out as well as lots of smaller vessels with a variety of passengers, a ship is shown being built on the right.
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The Devil's Bridge, in the Canton of Uri, in Switzerland. Le Pont du Diable, dans le Canton d'Uri, en Suisse.
The Devil's Bridge, in the Canton of Uri, in Switzerland. Le Pont du Diable, dans le Canton d'Uri, en Suisse.
Drawn by Wm. Pars. Engraved by Wm. Woollett.
Publish'd Feb.y 5.th 1783 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside, London.
Engraving. Plate 388 x 520mm. 15¼ x 20½".
Landscape with a bridge over a broad river, which falls under the central arch and tumbles into the right foreground, along which a family and donkey are passing, while another family drive livestock along the road from it to right, which is built into the rock, partially supported by arches, with a cliff-face in the background. Devil's Bridge of St. Gotthard Pass over the Reuss River, Uri, in central Switzerland. From a series of "Views in Switzerland and Savoy"; this a re-published state.
See Ref: 20309 for earlier state. Fagan: VI of VI; LXXVII
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The Devil's Bridge, in the Canton of Uri, in Switzerland. Le Pont du Diable, dans le Canton d'Uri, en Suisse.
The Devil's Bridge, in the Canton of Uri, in Switzerland. Le Pont du Diable, dans le Canton d'Uri, en Suisse.
Drawn by Wm. Pars. Engraved by Wm. Woollett.
Published June 1st. 1773, as the Act directs, by Wm. Pars, in Percy Street, London.
Copper engraving, a fine impression. Plate 382 x 516mm. 15 x 20¼". Tears in margins.
Landscape with a bridge over a broad river, which falls under the central arch and tumbles into the right foreground, along which a family and donkey are passing, while another family drive livestock along the road from it to right, which is built into the rock, partially supported by arches, with a cliff-face in the background. Devil's Bridge of St. Gotthard Pass over the Reuss River, Uri, in central Switzerland. From a series of "Views in Switzerland and Savoy".
See Ref: 20307 for re-published state. Fagan: V of VI; LXXVII
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[Diana and Acteon. From the Original Picture, of the same Size, painted by Filippo Lauri;
[Diana and Acteon. From the Original Picture, of the same Size, painted by Filippo Lauri; In the Collection of the Right Revd,, Thomas, Lord Bishop of Bristol: To whom This Plate is most humbly Dedicated, by his Lordship's Most Obliged, and most Humble Servant, J. Boydell.]
Filippo Lauri pinx:t. W. Woollett sculp. J. Boydell Excudit.
[Published according to Act of Parliament, by J. Boydell Engraver in Cheapside, London; March 1st, 1764.]
Engraving, first published state, without title.. 410 x 520mm (16 x 20½"), with wide margins.
Having discovered the naked Diana bathing with her nymphs, Actaeon is turned into a stag to be hunted by his own hounds, as recounted by Ovid in the 'Metamorphoses'. This scene was engaved by William Woolett from a preparatory sketch by David Martin for Boydell's "The Most Capital Paintings in England", a series of engravings in five volumes, published between (1769 - 1786). It was a critical and financial success, and established a tradition in Britain for collecting prints.
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[A Forest with Waterfall.]
[A Forest with Waterfall.] From an Original Picture of Gaspar Poussin In the Collection of Thomas Anson Esqr To whom this Plate is Inscribed, by his Obliged Humble Serv.t William Woollett.
Gaspar Poussin [Gaspard Dughet] pinx.t. W. Woollett & J. Browne Sculp.t.
Sold by W. Woollett in Long's Court St. Martin's Street, Leicester Fields, London.
Fine engraving, first published state; platemark 370 x 445mm (14½ x 17½"), with very large margins.
Engraving after a painting by Gaspar Dughet (1615-75), who often used the name of his brother-in-law and teacher, Nicolas Poussin. Along with Claude Lorrain, Dughet was one of the landscape painters whose works were best-known to British audiences in the 18th century. His landscapes, disseminated through prints such as this, were highly influential on the nascent English landscape school.
Fagan 54 V of VII.
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The Fishery.
The Fishery. To Sir John Hort Bart. His Majesty's Consul General at Lisbon. This Plate is Inscribed by his Obliged Humble Serv.t W.m Woollett. The Picture from which this Plate was engraved obtained the First Premium in 1764, from the Society of Arts &c.
Rich.d Wright pinx.t. W.m Woollett sculp.t.
Published as the Act directs, 30 June, 1768; and Sold by W.Woollett in Green Street, Leicester Fields, & T.Bradford, No.132 in Fleet Street, London.
Etching with engraved lettering. Sheet 470 x 578mm (18½ x 22½"). Trimmed to platemark, laid on archival paper. Creasing in centre.
Several ships on a turbulent sea; on the shore in the foreground, men unload their fishing boats, a lighthouse and building in the distance on the left, a horse-drawn cart approaching the shore on the right.
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A View of Foots-Cray Place in Kent, the Seat of Bourchier Cleeve, Esqr.
A View of Foots-Cray Place in Kent, the Seat of Bourchier Cleeve, Esqr. [parallel text in French]
W. Woollett del. et sculp.
Printed for J. Boydell Engraver the Corner of Queen Street in Cheapside, T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill, Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street, & Hen. Parker & Eliz. Bakewell in Cornhill.
Etching and engraving, platemark 375 x 540mm (14¾ x 21¼"). Fine impression. Very large margins.
Foots Cray Place in Sidcup, Kent, soon after it was built. Panoramic landscape of the grounds (including the artificial canal Cleeve commissioned in the background) with group of figures in foreground experimenting with a telescope. Classical 18th century image. This Palladian house was built for the petwerer and financial writer Bourchier Cleeve in around 1754, probably to the designs of Isaac Ware. It waas built by Kent Education Committee for use as a museum but destroyed by fire in October 1949. The grounds are now a park, Foots Cray Meadows, where the stables of the old house still stand.
Fagan: 34 II of II.
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A View of Foots-Cray Place in Kent, the Seat of Bourchier Cleeve, Esqr.
A View of Foots-Cray Place in Kent, the Seat of Bourchier Cleeve, Esqr. [Translated into French below.]
W. Woollett del. et sculp.
Printed for J. Boydell Engraver the Corner of Queen Street in Cheapside, T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill, Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street, & Hen. Parker & Eliz. Bakewell in Cornhill.
Hand coloured etching and engraving, 335 x 510mm. 13¼ x 20". Trimmed to plate.
A view of the park with the house to left. In the foreground, a group of four gentlemen and two ladies look through a telescope. In the right foreground, a gentleman and a lady walk; he carries a flute, a stringed instrument and a score, while she carries a posy of flowers. There is coach and horses in the distance, and a herd of deer.
[Ref: 9218]   £360.00  

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George the Third, King of Great Britain, &c. &c. &c.
George the Third, King of Great Britain, &c. &c. &c.
A. Ramsay pinx.t. W. Woollett Sculp.t.
[n.d., 1763.]
Engraving with etching, large margins. 340 x 240mm (13½ x 9½)".
George William Frederick III (1738-1820), King of Great Britain, Ireland and, later in life, Hanover (1814). His reign was marked by a series of military conflicts, including the Seven Years' War, the American Revolution, and the Napoleonic Wars which, with a few setbacks, made Britain the dominant power of Europe. The artist, Allan Ramsay (1713-84), painted George several times as Prince of Wales and king.
Fagan III.
[Ref: 31825]   £390.00  
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George the Third King of Great Britain &c &c. &c.
George the Third King of Great Britain &c &c. &c.
A. Ramsay pinx.t. W. Woollett sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1763.]
Engraving. Plate: 240 x 340mm (9½ x 13¼"). Repaired damage to bottom right corner and right edge. Small tear in lower left printed area. Small margins.
George III (1738 - 1820), in profile facing left, wearing sash and star.
Fagan: 52 III of III.
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[In ink:] Gainsborough's Green Grocer _a well-known character at Ipswich in Suffolk _
[In ink:] Gainsborough's Green Grocer _a well-known character at Ipswich in Suffolk _
Gainsborough pin.xt W. Woollett sculp.t Proof.
Pub.d by Hixon No.440 Strand.
Etching and engraving, rare. 260 x 210mm (10¼ x 8¼"). Overall paper toning, slight creasing.
A Suffolk costermonger wearing a slouched hat, standing beside his laden donkey.
Fagan: 10 II of III; Horne: Not in.
[Ref: 30422]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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The Valley and Glacieres of Grindelwald in the Canton of Berne, in Switzerland. La Vallée et Glacieres de Grindelwald, dans le Canton de Berne, en Suisse.
The Valley and Glacieres of Grindelwald in the Canton of Berne, in Switzerland. La Vallée et Glacieres de Grindelwald, dans le Canton de Berne, en Suisse.
Drawn by Wm. Pars. Engraved by Wm. Woollett. Printed by Gamble.
Published June 1st. 1774, as the Act directs, by Wm. Pars, in Percy Street, London.
Copper engraving. Plate 382 x 514mm. 15 x 20¼". Very large margins. Tearing around the edges.
Landscape with three mountain peaks, iced rivers running through the valleys between them, houses and trees in the field in front of them, with a boy and sheep in the right foreground. Grindelwald in the Bernese Alps of Bern, central Switzerland. From a series of "Views in Switzerland and Savoy".
Fagan: IV of V
[Ref: 20308]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of part of the Garden at Hall-Barn near Beckonsfield in Buckinghamshire, a Seat of Edmund Waller Esq.r.
A View of part of the Garden at Hall-Barn near Beckonsfield in Buckinghamshire, a Seat of Edmund Waller Esq.r. [&] A View of the Great Room etc. at Hall-Barn near Beckonsfield in Buckinghamshire, a Seat of Edmund Waller Esq.r.
W. Woollett del. [et sculp.]
[London: John Tinney et al., c.1760.]
Matching pair of etchings with engraving. Sheets c. 340 x 495mm (13½ x 19½"). Slight central crease. Trimmed into images and inscriptions, losing publication lines.
Hall Barn, a listed Grade II* country house near Beaconsfield, built by Edmund Waller (1606-1687), poet and MP.
Fagan 36 & 37
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A View of the Palace, of Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales, at Kew.
A View of the Palace, of Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales, at Kew. Vüe du Palais de Son Altesse Royale Madame la Princesse de Galles à Kew.
[William Woollet, after Joshua Kirby.]
London Printed for Rob.t Sayer at the Golden Buck near Serjeants Inn Fleet Street. [n.d. c.1763.]
Engraving. Plate 172 x 273mm. 6¾" x 10¾".
Royal Collection: RCIN 702947.a.
[Ref: 9012]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Battle of La Hogue] To the Right Honourable the Lord Grosvenor, This Plate engraved from a Picture of The Battle of La Hogue
[Battle of La Hogue] To the Right Honourable the Lord Grosvenor, This Plate engraved from a Picture of The Battle of La Hogue in his Lordship's Collection is dedicated By His Lordship's much obliged and most obedient humble Servants - Benjamin West and William Woollett.
Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by W. Woollett, Engraver to His Majesty.
Published as the Act directs, 18 Oct.r 1781 by B. West, W. Woollett & J. Hall, London.
Etching, fine impression. 490 x 615mm (19¼ x 24¼"). Repaired tears in title area, margins with folds and chips.
The Battle of La Hogue, 3-4th June 1692, during the Nine Years' War, in which the remains of a French fleet transporting an invasion force to England was attacked by an Anglo-Dutch force in longboats. All twelve French ships were destroyed. This plate shows the bitter hand to hand fighting.
BM S,1.58, second published state, with the addition of 'Historical Painter to His Majesty'; Fagen 114.
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[A landscape.] N.2
[A landscape.] N.2 From an Original Picture of Annibale Caracci In the collection of John Pitt Esqr. To whom this Plate is Inscribed by his Obliged Humble Servt. William Woollett.
Annibale Carracci pinxt. W. Woollett sculpt.
Sold in Green Street Leicester Fields, London.
Etching, 405 x 555mm. 16 x 21¾". Trimmed inside the platemark.
In the centre in the distance is a town, with a river running around it; to left a wooded hill with a figure seen from behind leaning forward drinking from a waterfall. Further down the hill, two men on a bridge; to right, a distraught woman lying on the ground, her wrist being held by a man standing to left. These two are said by Fagan to be the Old Testament figures Judah and Tamar. After Annibale Carracci (1560 - 1609). Numbered 'No.2' lower right.
Fagan: 50, VI.
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[Macbeth.]
[Macbeth.] [From an Original Picture, in the Collection of Will,m Lock Esq.r.]
[Painted by Fran.co Zuccarelli. Engrav'd by W,,m Woollett.]
[Published as the Act directs Dec.r 29th. 1770, by W.m Woollett, in Green Street, Leicester Fields, London]
Etching. Proof before letters. Plate 335 x 430mm (13¼ x 17"), with margins. Repaired tears and some creasing.
Macbeth and Banquo meet the Three Witches in a wind-swept landscape. Behind soldiers try to restrain their terrified horses as lightening strikes a castle on the hilltop behind.
Fagan 74. See Ref: 54251 for lettered impression
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[The Maid of the Mill.]
[The Maid of the Mill.]
J. Richards pinx.t. W. Woollett sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1768.]
Engraving, proof before letters. Platemark: 380 x 470mm (15 x 18½"). Fine impression.
An exterior scene; a barn to the left, with two women by the entrance, one mending a net, a mill in the centre, from which a person looks out of the window, and a house to the right, with a woman reading in the upstairs window. This scene is taken from the stage design of John Inigo Richards for the opening scene of 'The Maide of the Mill' (1765) by Irish playwright Isaac Bickerstaffe (1733 - 1812).
Fagan LX. State bIV of V. Provenance: Hooton Pagnell Hall, Yorkshire.
[Ref: 40346]   £650.00  

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[Meleager and Atalanta]
[Meleager and Atalanta] Engraved from an Original Picture, Painted by R. Wilson and J. Mortimer.
Painted by R. Wilson. Engraved by W. Woollett & B. Pouncy
[London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 1st. December, 1779]
Engraving, sheet 410 x 545mm (16 x 21½"). Trimmed inside platemark, possibly losing text; 1st Published state.
Atalanta (drawing her bow lower left) and her lover Meleager (on horseback with spear) slay the huge boar which Diana sent to devastate the countryside of Calydon. Dramatic rocky landscape with waterfall behind, showing the influence of Salavator Rosa's sublime scenery on British landscape. Subject from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', a rich source of subject matter for artists. Engraved by leading mezzotint engraver Richard Earlom after the painting, c.1770, by Richard Wilson (now in the Tate collection). The publisher of this print, Robert Sayer, was the first recorded owner of the painting. The legend to the final state of this print attributes the painting to Wilson and another artist, John Hamilton Mortimer, although Mortimer's involvement is doubted by Spencer-Longhurst et al in their recent catalogue raisonné of Wilson's work.
Fagan 103 V of VIII (state unknown); for a mezzotint of the same painting see ref 38607.
[Ref: 38961]   £320.00  
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Les Agréments de l'éte.
Les Agréments de l'éte.
Gravé par W.m Woollett d'aprèsLe dessein Original de Meme grandeur inventé et dessiné par Jean Pillement.
London, publish'd according to Act of Parliament June 26. 1760
Engraving, sheet 430 x 510mm (17 x 20¼"). Trimmed inside platemark and around text; nicks and tears to edges.
Figures relaxing and boating on a river in a sunny landscape. One of a series of the four seasons, 'Les Amusements du Printemps' engraved (in reverse) after drawings by Jean Pillement between 1757 and 1760, during the French painter and draughtsman's period working in England. Pillement's drawings for all four of the prints are now in the Louvre.
See Maria Gordon-Smith, 'Pillement', pp.69-73; Fagan 32
[Ref: 38963]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Les Agréments de l'éte.]
[Les Agréments de l'éte.]
[Gravé par W.m Woollett d'aprèsLe dessein Original de Meme grandeur inventé et dessiné par Jean Pillement.]
[London, publish'd according to Act of Parliament June 26. 1760]
Engraving, sheet 400 x 490mm (15¾ x 19¼"). Trimmed and pasted to larger sheet of paper; unfinished proof before letters.
Figures relaxing and boating on a river in a sunny landscape. One of a series of the four seasons, 'Les Amusements du Printemps' engraved (in reverse) after drawings by Jean Pillement between 1757 and 1760, during the French painter and draughtsman's period working in England. Pillement's drawings for all four of the prints are now in the Louvre.
See Maria Gordon-Smith, 'Pillement', pp.69-73; Fagan 32 between I & II.
[Ref: 38964]   £360.00  
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To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe,
To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe, is with His gracious Permission humbly dedicated by his Majesty's most dutiful Subject, William Woollett. From the original Picture in the Collection of the Right honourable Lord Grosvenor.
Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by W.m Woollett, Engraver to his Majesty.
Published as the Act directs January 1.st 1776. by Mess.rs Woollett, Boydell & Ryland, London.
Engraving. 490 x 620mm (19¼ x 24¼"), with narrow margins. Staining; paper tone; glued to backing board.
Large engraving of Benjamin West's famous painting of 1770 (Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada) representing the death of the British General James Wolfe at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 during the Seven Years' War. Despite Wolfe's death, the result of the battle was a decisive British victory. West's composition deliberately evokes the Lamentation of Christ, a subject frequently depicted in religious painting.
Fagan XCIII x/x.
[Ref: 33190]   £780.00  
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Macbeth.
Macbeth. From an Original Picture, in the Collection of Will,m Lock Esq.r.
Painted by Fran.co Zuccarelli. Engrav'd by W,,m Woollett.
Published as the Act directs Dec.r 29th. 1770, by W.m Woollett, Charlotte Street, Rathbone Place, London.
Etching. Sheet 455 x 560mm (18 x 22"). Trimmed to plate top and left, narrow margins elsewhere, some surface scuffing to edges.
Macbeth and Banquo meet the Three Witches in a wind-swept landscape. Behind soldiers try to restrain their terrified horses as lightening strikes a castle on the hilltop behind. The second published state, with a new address of Charlotte Street.
Fagan 74. See Ref: 55160 for proof impression
[Ref: 54251]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Morning
Morning To Lady Beaumont, this Plate, Engraved from the original Picture in the Possession of Sir George Beaumont Bar.t [...]
Painted by Swanniveldt . Engraved by W.m Woollett & B.T. Pouncy
London: Published as the Act directs 1 Feb 1787 by Eliz.th Woollett, North Street, upper Charlotte Street, Rathbone Place.
Engraving, platemark 445 x 560mm (17½ x 22"). Small wormhole on right top. Very large margins. Slightly foxed.
Rural landscape with figures possibly on their way to work, after a painting by Herman van Swanevelt (c.1600-55), Dutch artist living in Rome and Paris. Engraved by William Wollett, the most famous British engraver of his day; this impression published posthumously by his widow. It was originally sold as a pendant to the partner print 'Evening'.
Fagan 120
[Ref: 38604]   £300.00  
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A Human Sacrifice, in a Morai, in Otaheite.
A Human Sacrifice, in a Morai, in Otaheite.
J. Webber del. W. Woollett sc.
[London: Nicol & Cadell, n.d., c.1785.]
Engraving with very large margins. On watermarked paper. Platemark: 285 x 490mm (11¼ x 19¼"). Uncut.
A plate from 'Cook's Voyage to the Pacific'. A scene depicting a human sacrifice taking place on ceremonial ground, in Matavai Bay, Tahiti. A man lies in the centre of the image tied to a wooden pole, in front of a wooden platform with pigs. In the background is a display of human skulls on top of a stone wall. A group of men sit on the ground, on the left, each holding a plant leaf in their right hand. Two men play the drums on the left of the image, standing in front of a thatched roof building. Two men on the right are cooking a pig on a fire. A group of White naval officers, possibly including Captain Cook, stand on the far right of the image. John Webber (1751-93) travelled with Captain Cook on the Third Voyage (1776-80) as the Official Artist of the expedition, recording the explorer's death at the hand of Hawaiian natives.
[Ref: 34296]   £320.00  
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Tobias and the Angel.
Tobias and the Angel. From an Original Picture in the Possession of Samuel Athawes Esq.r to whom this Place is Inscribedm by his very obliged & obedient Serv.t W.m Woollett.
The Landscape painted by Glauber, and the Figures by G. Lairesse. Engraved by W. Woollett and J. Emes.
Publish'd as the Act directs 2 May 1785, by W.m Woollett, No.1, North Street, Charlotte Street, Rathbone Place, London.
Engraving, 380 x 450mm (15 x 17½"). Some scuffing and staining in margins.
Depiction of a scene from the book of Tobit, one of the Apocrypha in the King James Bible. Much of the narrative of this book is dedicated to Tobit's son, who is sent by his father to collect a sum of money from the land of Media, in which he is aided by the angel Raphael, who represents himself as Tobit's kinsman Azariah.
Fagan CXIX.
[Ref: 54253]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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Tom Jones assisting Molly Seagrim, In the Church Yard and Repelling her Adversaries [...] [parallel text in French]
Tom Jones assisting Molly Seagrim, In the Church Yard and Repelling her Adversaries [...] [parallel text in French] This Plate is Dedicated To John Pill Esq.r By His Most Obedient Humble Servant V.M. Picot
P.J. de Loutherbourg delin.t. The Landscape by W. Woollett. The Figures by F. Bartolozzi.
V.M. Picot Ex.
Engraving, platemark 390 x 350mm (15¼ x 13¾"). Tear on right; slight foxing; small margins.
Scene from Henry Fielding's novel Tom Jones, engraved after the Alsatian painter P.J. de Loutherbourg by two of the finest printmakers of the day, William Wollett and Francesco Bartolozzi. Originally published in 1776, this is a later impression with the publication date having been removed from the plate.
De Vesme 1385 (unlisted final state with publication line excised). Fagan: 94 IV of IV.
[Ref: 38960]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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The Vicar of Wakefield.
The Vicar of Wakefield. Vol. II. Ch. 5.
From an Original Drawing by T. Hearne. The Figures by W. Woollett, the Landscape by W. Ellis.
London: Publish'd as the Act directs, 13 Nov. 1780 by W. Ellis, No 54 Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell.
A fine engraving. 360 x 385mm (14 x 15¼"), with large margins. Bottom margin damaged with loss up to platemark, new paper added.
A picnic scene in a copse, looking out over a distant view, from Oliver Goldsmith's novel published 1766.
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The Cottagers.
The Cottagers. To the Right Honourable John Lord Viscount Spencer, &c. This Plate (Engrav'd after a Capital Picture of the same Size by Cornelius Du Sart, in the Possession of Mr. Bradford) is with the utmost respect Inscri'd by his Lordship's most obliged and obedient Humble Servant William Wollett.
Du Sart pinxit 1692. Browne Aqua forte fecit. Woollett sculpsit. Londini.
Publish'd by W. Woollett, Gr.n Str. Leicester F.ds R. Sayer & J. Bennett in Fleet Street & J. Boydell in Cheapside, as the Act directs, June 1765.
Etching and engraving with large margins, platemark 520 x 380mm (20½ x 15"). Full sheet.
Rural scene after Cornelis Dusart, painter and printmaker and pupil of Adrian van Ostade, the contents of whose studio he inherited.
Fagan: 56.10/10
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