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Samuel Bosanquet Esq.r of Forest House in the County of Essex.
Samuel Bosanquet Esq.r of Forest House in the County of Essex.
G. Romney Esq.r pinx.t C. Turner sculp.t
London Published Dec.r 2.nd 1806, for the Proprietor, by Mess.rs Colnaghi & Co. Cockspur Street, Hay Market.
Mezzotint with open letters with collector's mark. Plate 508 x 350mm (20 x 13¾"). Trimmed to the plate.
Portrait, over three-quarter length; seated to left sideways on a chair in front of a curtain, with head turned towards front; wearing a dark double-breasted tailcoat over light waistcoat and white frill, dark breeches and stockings; his right arm resting on chair back, holding papers; his left fist clenched on his hip; on left, window, with treetops in distant background. Samuel Bosanquet (1744-1806), Governor of the Bank of England.
Horne: 7. Whitman: 51. Ex Collection: Earl of Bute.
[Ref: 29096]   £320.00  
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Captain Sir Christopher Cole, R.N.
Captain Sir Christopher Cole, R.N. To C.R. Colonel of Marines, &c. &c. &c.
Painted by William Owen R.A. Engraved by George H. Phillips
[c.1840]
Mezzotint, platemark 550 x 415mm (21½ x 16¼"), with very large margins. Open-letter proof; ms incription in pencil to lower margin. Uncut.
Sir Christopher Cole (1770-1836), naval officer and politician whose achievements included capturing Neira, one of the Banda Islands (now part of Indonesia) from the Dutch in 1810 (he became known as the 'conqueror of Banda'). After retiring from the navy Cook was elected, unopposed, as MP for Glamorgan in 1817, a seat he retained until 1830.
O'D 1. Provenance: Edge Hall Library, Cheshire
[Ref: 47076]   £320.00  
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James Earl of Erroll, Lord High Constable of Scotland. “take him for all in all. We ne’er shall look upon his like again.
James Earl of Erroll, Lord High Constable of Scotland. “take him for all in all. We ne’er shall look upon his like again.
Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engraved by Thos. Watson.
[n.d. c.1762-1781.]
Mezzotint. Plate 619 x 380mm (24¼ x 15") very large margins.
Portrait after Reynolds (Mannings 867); whole-length standing turned slightly to left, facing and eyes to front, wearing robes and embroidered coat, his staff under his right arm and his left hand resting on table with coronet; balustrade, pillar and curtain behind. James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll (1726-1778), the Scottish nobleman and son of William Boyd, 4th Early of Kilmarnock. During the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion his father, the Earl, sided with the Young Pretender, despite both James and his brother William then holding commissions under George II; James in the army, William in the navy. Remaining loyal to the Hanoverians, James then served at the Battle of Culloden, fighting on the opposite side to his father
CS: 14. Goodwin: 33. Hamilton: p.25.
[Ref: 52505]   £490.00  
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Jacobus et Anna, rex et regina Angliæ, Franciæ, Scotiæ, et Hiberniæ, fidei defensores.
Jacobus et Anna, rex et regina Angliæ, Franciæ, Scotiæ, et Hiberniæ, fidei defensores. Felix ingenio, Pheonix virtutis amore...
[After Johannes Wierix.]
[n.d., c.1615.]
Very scarce engraving, 17th century watermark. Plate: 350 x 260mm (13¾ x 10¼''), with large margins. Foxing and vertical crease.
A double portrait of James I (1566-1625) and his queen consort Anne of Denmark (1574-1619) in a landscape.
BM 1848, 0911.270
[Ref: 49298]   £1,250.00  
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The Knitting Girl.
The Knitting Girl. Th'industrious Maid since such are found so scarce, / Deserves her Picture, and to live in Verse.
Gerard Douw Pinx.t. R. Purcell fecit.
Pritned for Henry Parker & Eliz.th Bakewell, opposite Birchin Lane in Cornhill.
Mezzotint, very fine impression, 355 x 250mm (14 x 9¾"), with good margins. Some slight foxing, slightly creased.
A young woman knitting, seen three-quarter length through a trompe-l'oeil marble arched frame, seated wearing a gown with large sleeves, lace-trimmed fichu and widow-peak cap. From a set of four domestic scenes after Dou and Metzu.
[Ref: 52967]   £420.00  
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[Netherlands] Augustus Stellingwerf, eerste l. Admir.l van Frieslandt.
[Netherlands] Augustus Stellingwerf, eerste l. Admir.l van Frieslandt.
Lodewyck vander Helst pinx. A Blotelingh sculpsit.
[n.d., c.1667.]
Engraving. Sheet 465 x 385mm (18¼ x 11½"). Trimmed to plate. Slight foxing and crease in centre (not visible from front)
A posthumous portrait of Auke Stellingwerf (1635-65), a Dutch admiral who died commanding a squadron in the battle of Lowestoft, during the Second Anglo-Dutch War. He is shown half-length, his baton in his right hand, leaning on a cannon, the battle raging behind him.
From Collection of Francois Louisberg 1804 in verso in ink.
[Ref: 31755]   £330.00  
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A Timely Caution.
A Timely Caution. Arm yourself sweet Maid; with jealous caution...through the Fence of Decency, & triumph in the Plunder of Innocence.
Published 12th. May, 1794, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London.
Stipple. Plate 272 x 228mm (10¾ x 9"), large margins.
A decorative young woman contemplating the amorous advances of suitors, five lines of advice in verse below portrait; she holds a love poem.
See Ref 11486 for Pair [different publication].
[Ref: 52412]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Guillaume III Roy de Angleterre.
Guillaume III Roy de Angleterre.
G. Valck. Excud. Cum Previl: Ord: Holl: et West-Frisiae. [n.d., c1690.]
Fine mezzotint. Sheet 180 x 260mm (7 x 10¼"). Trimmed to image and mounted in album paper.
Full-length portrait, England's crown and sceptre on a table at his side.
[Ref: 42700]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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