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[The Children of Joseph Baggaley Bradshaw.]
[The Children of Joseph Baggaley Bradshaw.]
Jos. Wright pinxit. Val. Green fecit.
[n.d., c.1769.]
Mezzotint. Scratched proof. Plate: 375 x 475mm (14¾ x 18¾"). Slight repair in lower title on right. Trimmed to plate and laid on card.
A group portrait of three children of Joseph Baggale Bradshaw shown holding a lamb in a rural landscape. After a painting by Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797).
CS: 141.
[Ref: 42502]   £650.00  
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Christ Tempted in the Desert.
Christ Tempted in the Desert. To His Most Serene Highness Charles Theodore, Elector Palatine, Reigning Duke of Bavaria, &c. &c. &c., This Plate Engraved by His Gracious Permission from the Original Picture in the Electoral Gallery of Dusseldorf, is Dedicated by His Most Devoted and Obedient Humble Servants Valentine Green, Rupert Green. In Mons.r Pigage's Catalogue of the Dusseldorf Gallery this Subject is no 153.
Painted by Luca Giordano. Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine.
Published July 1st, 1797 by V. & R. Green, No 14, Percy-Street London.
Mezzotint, printed in colours and hand finished, scarce. 640 x 425mm (25¼ x 15¾"), watermarked 'HS & S 1822' very large margins. Nicks in edges of wide margins.
The devil, dressed as a Franciscan monk with bare, clawed feet, holds out bread to Jesus Christ. Valentine Green (1739-1813) was granted exclusive rights to publish engravings of the pictures in the Duke of Bavaria's Düsseldorf gallery in 1789. After publishing more than twenty plates the siege of Düsseldorf by the French put an end to the project and caused him losses that contributed to his bankruptcy in 1798. His son Rupert (c.1767-1804) worked with him between 1785 and 1798.
[Ref: 47706]   £420.00  
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Queen Elizabeth at the Head of her Army at Tilbury-Fort, A.D. 1588.
Queen Elizabeth at the Head of her Army at Tilbury-Fort, A.D. 1588. Acta Historica Reginarum Angliae. Plate X. Engraved from the Original Drawing, of the same dimensions in the Possession of Mr. V. Green. To Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the 2:d Empress and Autocratix of All the Russias. This plate is Most Humbly Dedicated by Her Imperial Majesty's Most Devoted and Obedient Servant Valentine Green.
Drawn by J. Gerhard Huck. Engraved by V. Green Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & the Elector Palatine.
Publish'd September 3rd 1792 by V. & R. Green No. 29 Newman Street, Oxford Street, London.
Fine mezzotint, very rare, platemark 490 x 625mm (19¼ x 24½"). Creasing; stain top right, uncut, large margins
Queen Elizabeth I delivering her speech to the troops at Tilbury in August 1588 in preparation of the expected invasion by the Spanish Armada. Plate ten of 'Acta Historicae Reginarum Angliae' by the celebrated mezzotinter Valentine Green (1739-183) from drawings by his former student Johann Gerhard Huck (c.1759-1811), with parallel text in French.
Whitman: 257 II of II; CS: 153.10. Ex Collection of Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 23085]   £450.00  
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The Golden Age. [&] The Silver Age.
The Golden Age. [&] The Silver Age.
Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to his Majesty. Publish'd by J. Boydell, Engraver Cheapside, June 4.th 1777. Engraved by V. Green, Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine.
[&] Painted by H. Walton. Publish'd by J. Boydell, Engraver. Cheapside Jan.y 30.th 1778. Engraved by J.R. Smith.
Pair of framed mezzotints, extremely rare in matching contemporary frames. Visible area 470 x 559mm (18½ x 22").
Domestic scene in stylised Eastern setting; mother sitting to front and sewing, watching her sleeping young child beside her, old couple in doorway at right; oval format. [&] A circular frame with a little girl in a plain bonnet and cape, sitting in profile to left on a path with a basket of chickens beside her, a tree and high ground behind to the right, a town in a landscape below to the left.
CS: 159. Whitman: 203. [&] CS: 198. Frankau: 320. Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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The Right Hon.ble Charles, William, Henry, Earl of Dalkeith.
The Right Hon.ble Charles, William, Henry, Earl of Dalkeith. Eldest-Son of His Grace Henry, Duke of Buccleugh.
Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engrav'd by V. Green Engraver to His Majesty the Elector Palatine.
Publish'd Jan.y. 1.st. 1778, by W.m. Shropshire, N.o. 158 New Bond Street.
Mezzotint. 350 x 510mm (13¾ 20"), with very large margins Some slight damage to margin in lower left corner. Laid on album sheet.
A potrait of Charles Montagu-Scott, Earl of Dalkeith eldest son of Henry Scott, 3rd Duke of Buccleuch and Lady Elizabeth Montagu. Montagu-Scott is depicted in an exterior setting resting on a stone bench on which a owl is resting, while a spaniel watches the owl closely.
Whitman: 68; CS: 33 II of II.
[Ref: 35739]   £650.00  
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[His Grace The Duke of Bedford with his Brothers Lord John Russell, Lord Willm. Russell, & Miss Vernon.]
[His Grace The Duke of Bedford with his Brothers Lord John Russell, Lord Willm. Russell, & Miss Vernon.]
Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotint Engraver to his Majesty and to the Elector Palentine.
Publish'd by Walter Shropshire May 1.st 1778 No.158 New Bond Street.
Mezzotint. Plate: 510 x 430mm (20 x 17"). Small margins.
A portrait of Francis Russell, his brothers and Caroline Vernon. Francis Russell is dressed as St George and his brothers in armour, they have a sword pointed at the dragon, Caroline Vernon is dressed as the damsel in a white gown.
CS 8; Hamilton Page: 69
[Ref: 47594]   £650.00  

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The Right Honourable Lady Talbot.
The Right Honourable Lady Talbot.
Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine.
Publish'd May 1st 1782 by V. Green, No 29, Newman Street, Oxford Street, London.
Fine mezzotint, very fine image. 645 x 385mm (25½ x 15¼"). Laid on album paper at edges. Small margins.
A full-length portrait of Charlotte Talbot (1754-1804), wife of John Chetwynd Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot of Henshal. She stands in a classical temple, with altar and incense burner, a statue of Athena in gardens behind. The painting, now in Tate Britain, was exhibited at the R.A. in 1782 as merely a 'Portrait of a Lady'; this fully-titled mezzotint was advertised by Green as number ‘XI’ in his 'Series of Beauties of the Present Age, engraved from pictures painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds'.
CS 128, ii of ii, published state. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 46181]   £690.00  
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