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Nicolaus Colbert Episcopus et Baro Lucionensis Regi ab Omnibus Consiliis.
Nicolaus Colbert Episcopus et Baro Lucionensis Regi ab Omnibus Consiliis.
P. Mignard Romanus pinxit. P. Landry sculp Parisiis 1666.
Engraving. Sheet 320 x 250mm (12½ x 9¾). Trimmed into image, laid on album card.
Nicolas Colbert (1627-76), while Bishop of Luçon (1661-71). He then became Bishop Auxerre, in office until he died. His brother was Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Louis XIV's minister.
[Ref: 50072]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Effigies Joannis Coleti Decani. St Pauli qui obÿt 1519.
Effigies Joannis Coleti Decani. St Pauli qui obÿt 1519.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Engraving on chine collé. 230 x 155mm (9 x 6") very large margins.
A portrait of the Renaissance scholar and clergyman John Colet (1467-1519), Dean of St Paul's Cathedral. A Christian Humanist and friend of Erasmus, he is best known now for using his inheritance to revive the cathedral's school, now St Paul's School.
[Ref: 49530]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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P. Colquhoun Esq.r. L.L.D. &c. &c. &c.
P. Colquhoun Esq.r. L.L.D. &c. &c. &c.
Painted by S. Medley. Engraved by R. Dunkarton.
Published Feb.y 13. 1802 by R. Wilkinson No. 58, Cornhill.
Fine colour-printed mezzotint. Plate: 460 x 330mm (18 x 13''). Creasing. Small margins. Repair bottom right near margin.
A portrait of Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820) who was a merchant in Glasgow and the founder of the Thames police.
[Ref: 48903]   £260.00  
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[Country Entertainment.]
[Country Entertainment.] gravé d'apres Le Tableau de Karle du jardin tiré du Cabinet de Monsieur Blondel de Gagny Recevoir general Des Finances.
J.J.DB. 1772. K du Jardin pinxit 1687. Bit later.
Etching. Plate: 270 x 340mm (10½ x 13½''), with large margins. Foxing.
A scene showing a temporary theatre, with characters from the Commedia dell'arte performing onstage while an audience gathers. This was print advertised as published by Joullain in 'Affiches, Annonces et Avis divers', 24 March 1773; and in 'L'Avant-coureur', 29 March 1773. The plate was exhibited at the Lyon Salon in 1786. The painting was in the collection of Blondel de Gagny; after his death in 1776 it was bought by Blondel Dazincourt, and then by Louis XVI in 1783. It is now in the Musée du Louvre.
[Ref: 49661]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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William Congreve. Esq.r.
William Congreve. Esq.r. 40.
G. Kneller Bar.t Pinx.t 1709. I. Faber fecit 1733.
Fine mezzotint. 355 x 253mm (14 x 10"). Thread margins.
William Congreve (1670-1729), dramatist, poet, and member of the Kit-Kat Club.
CS: 54. Not in Harvard.
[Ref: 49559]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Astley Cooper.
Sir Astley Cooper. Star No. 6.
Cunthorpe sc. Alvey, lith London R.d.
[n.d., c.1841.]
Stipple engraving. Plate 354 x 290mm.
Sir Astley Paston Cooper (1768-1841), surgeon and anatomist, who made historical contributions to otology, vascular surgery, the anatomy and pathology of the mammary glands and testicles, and the pathology and surgery of hernia. The black border around his name suggests this a posthumous tribute.
[Ref: 49524]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Robertus de Cotte.
Robertus de Cotte.
Tortebat pinxit. A. Trouvain sculpsit.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. Sheet: 330 x 255mm (13 x 10''). Trimmed within image.
A portrait of French architect Robert de Cotte (1656-1735) who served as director of the Académie royale d'architecture from 1687-1708.
[Ref: 49925]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[Le Coucher.
[Le Coucher. D'après le Tableau Original de 5. pieds 9. po. de haut, sur 4. pieds 5. po. de large, Peint par Jacques Vanloo, en 1650 & Gravé par Porporati, Pensionnaire de S. M. le Roi de Sardaigne.]
[J. Vanloo Pinx. Porporati Sculp.]
[Aparis chez Buldet Rue de Gesvres, dans la Maison à grand Balcon et à Porte cochere, au Premier. Imprimé par J.C. Aze.] [n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving, proof before letters. 385 x 525mm (15¼ x 20¾"), with large margins. Crack in blank inscription area repaired, tears in margins.
A woman, wearing only a bonnet, looks over her shoulder provocatively as she climbs into bed. The scene was painted by Jacob van Loo and engraved by Carlo Antonio Porporati.
[Ref: 49828]   £360.00  
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[Cows, Goats and Sleeping Family.]
[Cows, Goats and Sleeping Family.]
C.P. Berghem inventer et fecit [but engraved by Christian Gottlieb Geyser].
[Berlin, n.d., c.1780.]
Etching. Sheet: 210 x 255mm (8¼ x 10''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet. Staining.
A rural scene showing a urinating cow, a herd of goats and a sleeping man, woman and child. A copy of an etching by Dutch printmaker Nicolaes Berchem (1621-1683) by Christian Gottlieb Geyser (1742 - 1803).
BM S.6476.
[Ref: 49654]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Cowper.
Cowper. Hail your benign Instructor, Age and Youth! Charm'd by his Fancy! tutor'd by his Truth! Hail Him a fav'rite Bard of Natures Quire. For all her Heartstrings vibrate to his Lyre!
Lawrence delin.t ad vivum 1793. F. Bartolozzi sculp.t.
Published May 1. 1805, by William Miller, Albermarle Street.
Etching .Plate 280 x 203mm. 11 x 8". Trimmed, creasing.
William Cowper (1731-1800), was an English poet and hymnodist. He managed to change the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing about everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. He was seen as one of the forerunners to the Romantic era of poetry.
Calabi & de Vesme: 795.
[Ref: 49189]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Cowslips.]
[Cowslips.]
Hall Thorpe [pencil signature.]
Published by Hall Thorpe, London, Copyright USA 1922.
Woodcut printed in colours. Sheet 275 x 230mm (10¾ x 9"), with large margins. Mount stain as normal.
A brightly-coloured bowl of cowslips, printed in colours by John Hall Thorpe (1874-1947), an Australian artist whose woodcuts heavily influenced wallpaper design.
[Ref: 49997]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Oliver Cromwell.]
[Oliver Cromwell.]
J. Jones sculp.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching. Plate: 185 x 155mm (7¼ x 6''). Creasing and staining.
A rare amateur etching, a portrait of Oliver Cromwell set within a circle.
[Ref: 50275]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Crucifixion.]
[Crucifixion.]
B.T.A.
[n.d., c.1630.]
Woodcut. Sheet: 210 x 130mm (8½ x 5¼''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A scene of the crucifixion showing Christ, dressed in robes and an ornate crown upon the cross, the sun in the top left corner and the moon in the top right. A woodcut cut by the monogrammist BTA, probably cut for a Carmelite order in Venice in the first half of the 16th century.
[Ref: 49647]   £240.00  
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Carol Honorat D'Albert Dux de Chevreuse Leuis Equitat Praetoriani Praefect.
Carol Honorat D'Albert Dux de Chevreuse Leuis Equitat Praetoriani Praefect. Offerebat Ludouvicus Pasquier.
Ant. Masson ad vivam ping. Sculpebat 1679.
Engraving. Sheet: 395 x 320mm (15½ x 12½''). Trimmed, edges damaged.
A portrait of French military officer Charles Honoré d'Albert, Duke of Chevreuse (1646-1712).
[Ref: 49929]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Olivarius le Fevre D'Ormesson Comes Consist Libellor . Supplic. Magister.
Olivarius le Fevre D'Ormesson Comes Consist Libellor . Supplic. Magister.
Ant. Masson ad vivum. Pinge et sculpebat 1665.
Engraving. Sheet: 360 x 260mm (14 x 10¼''). Trimmed, light foxing.
A portrait of French magistrate Olivier le Fevre d'Ormesson (1616-1686).
[Ref: 49920]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Psallite Deo nostro Psallite: Psallite Regi nostro psallite. Quoniam Rex Omnis Terre Deus: psallite sapienter. psal. 45.
Psallite Deo nostro Psallite: Psallite Regi nostro psallite. Quoniam Rex Omnis Terre Deus: psallite sapienter. psal. 45.
A Bloemaert Iventor. Guilb. Pass fecit.
Cum privil du Reg treschretien Crisp. Pass ex. [n.d., c.1618.] Bit later.
Engraving. Sheet: 280 x 185mm (11 x 7¼''). Trimmed.
A biblical scene showing King David playing his harp. After Dutch artist and printmaker Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651).
[Ref: 49733]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[King David playing the harp.]
[King David playing the harp.]
[Engraved by Georg Lemberger.]
[Wittenburg: Hans Lufft, c.1550?]
Woodcut. Sheet 115 x 140mm (4½ x 5½"). Trimmed to printed border, small loss right bottom, laid on album paper.
King David seated on a throne playing the harp, the Holy Spirit as a dove flying above his head. ''The series of Old Testament illustrations appears to have been first published in the Low German Bible printed by Michael Lotter in Magdeburg, 1536. Others were added in following editions (see Dodgson, II, p. 366).The majority of the BM impressions are from a High German Bible apparently printed by Lufft, probably the 1550 edition'' (BM 1848,0304.8).
BM 1848,0304.110.
[Ref: 49771]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Uriah before David.] Rex rogat Urian de bello, mittit et illi, Addita nectarys vina
[Uriah before David.] Rex rogat Urian de bello, mittit et illi, Addita nectarys vina
[Johann Sadeler I.]
[Gerard de Jode.][1585.]
Engraving, 16th century watermark. Plate: 210 x 250mm (8¼ x 9¾''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet on left.
A biblical scene showing Uriah, in his uniform kneeling before King David. From 'Thesaurus Sacrarum Historiarum veteris testamenti...'. Engraved by Johann Sadeler I (1550-1600).
[Ref: 49727]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Effigies Sancti Francisci de Sales Epi Genevensis.
Effigies Sancti Francisci de Sales Epi Genevensis.
Carolus Maratti Inv. et pinx. L. Visscher Sculpsit.
Io. Iacobus de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templii Pacis cu Priv S. Pont. [n.d., c.1675.]
Engraving. Sheet: 405 x 290mm (16 x 11½''). Trimmed and stained.
A portrait of Swiss saint St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), shown at prayer and surrounded by angels. After Carlo Maratti and engraved by Lambert Visscher.
[Ref: 49751]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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L. Seneque. P. Scarron.
L. Seneque. P. Scarron.
B. Picart del. et fecit.
[n.d., c.1728.]
Engraving. Plate: 70 x 135mm (2¾ x 5¼''). Thread margins.
A pair of busts, one of Seneca the other of Paul Scarron. An illustration from Fontenelle's 'Nouveaux Dialogues des morts' in 'Oeuvres diverses'.
[Ref: 49660]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Diogenes.
Diogenes. Intuitus Puerum concaua bibentem manu...
Eques Carolus Maratti invent. Andreas Procacinus sculp.
Cum privil. Sum: Pont et regis Christ.mi. [n.d., c.1720.]
Engraving. Sheet: 380 x 235mm (15 x 9¼''). Trimmed, mounted into album sheet. Staining.
A scene showing Diogenese watching a young man drinking directly from a stream, causing him to cast aside his last possession, a cup which lies discarded on the ground.
[Ref: 49755]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Duel.]
[Duel.] Vol. II p.255.
F. Hayman inv. et del. C. Grignion sculp.
[n.d., c.1753.]
Engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate: 225 x 180mm (9 x 7''). Small margins. Creasing and tears.
A scene showing a duel between two Hanoverian men, one man lies on the ground while a woman and child kneel next to him. An illustration to Jonas Hanway's 'An Historical Account of British Trade over the Caspian Sea'.
[Ref: 49894]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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George, Lord Edgcumbe.
George, Lord Edgcumbe.
J. Reynolds pinxit. E. Fisher fecit 1761.
Mezzotint. 385 x 275mm (15¼ x 10¾"), uncut, with large margins Creasing and repairs in edges.
Three quarter portrait of George Edgcumbe (1720-95, later 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe), painted by Joshua Reynolds with his ship, the 50-gun HMS Salisbury, in the background. During his captaincy the Sailsbury's surgeon was James Lind (1716-94): by conducting one of the first ever clinical trials while on board, he developed the theory that citrus fruits cured scurvy.
CS 16, state ii of ii. Hamilton: Pg 25.
[Ref: 49965]   £350.00  
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The Right Honble: John Egerton Earl of Bridgwater,
The Right Honble: John Egerton Earl of Bridgwater, Viscount Brackley & Baron of Ellismere, first Commissioner for Executing ye Office of Lord High Admiral of England, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Buckingham, One of the Lords of His Majesties most Honble Privy Council, One of the Lords Justices, One of the Governors of Sutton and Greenwich Hospitals and Knight of the Antient Order of the Bath, 1700.
G: Kneller Eques pinx:
I. Smith fec: et ex. [n.d., c.1750.]
Mezzotint. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"), ink collector's stamp on reverse.
John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater (1646 - 1701), First Lord of the Admiralty; in an oval, wearing wig, lace cravat, armour, sash and medal. The collector's stamp is of Reverend J. Burleigh James, whose collection of prints, which included Dürers et Rembrandts, was sold by Sothebys in 1877, taking 25 days and raising over £4200.
Chaloner Smith: 23, ii of iv, before damage to plate.
[Ref: 49565]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Daniel Ellis Esq.r F.R.S.E.
Daniel Ellis Esq.r F.R.S.E.
Painted by Colbin Smith, S.A. Engraved by Thomas Lupton, 4 Kepple Street, Russel Square.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Mezzotint. 430 x 325mm (17 x 12¾"), large margins. Stains & worm holes in margins.
Dr Daniel Ellis (1772-1841), an English physician, aerologist, botanist and author, who spent most of his career in Scotland, being an important contributor to Edinburgh’s Encyclopædia Britannica (6th edition). He was president of the Royal Medical Society in 1806 and was elected F.R.S.E. (Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh) in 1812.
[Ref: 49833]   £260.00  
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Fanny Elssler.
Fanny Elssler. Florinde.
Edwin D. Smith. W.H. Mote.
Published by David Bogue, Fleet Street Nov. 1 1844.
Steel engraving. Sheet: 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼").
Francesca "Fanny" Cerrito as a water sprite, the title role of 'Ondine, ou La naïade', a ballet with choreography by Jules Perrot and music by Cesare Pugni. Cerrito (11 May 1817 – 6 May 1909) was one of the few 19th century ballerinas who also gained acceptance as a choreographer. From 'The Beauties of Opera and Ballet'.
[Ref: 49518]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mercury Delivering the Enfant Bacchus.]
[Mercury Delivering the Enfant Bacchus.] All' Ill.mo Sig.re Sig.re Pron Colmo Il Sig.r Marchese Nicolo Maria Pallauicino...
Eques Carol Maratti inv. Andreas Procaccini sculp.
Cum Privil. Sum. pont et Regis Christianissimi. [n.d., c.1730.]
Engraving. Sheet: 310 x 430mm (12 x 17''). Trimmed, repaired tear, light staining.
A classical scene showing Mercury delivering the infant Bacchus to a group of women, in the background the house from which the child has been saved from the flames. Engraved by Andrea Procaccini after Carlo Maratti.
[Ref: 49747]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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England.
England.
Drawn by R.K. Porter. Engraved by W. Barnard.
Pub.d March 12 1800 by W. Barnard, No. 1 Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy Square London.
Mezzotint with hand colour. 455 x 400mm (18 x 15¾"), with large margins. Tear touching plate mark, laid on card.
A young milk-maid walking along a country path holding a milk pail against her hip and carrying her stool. One of a set of four allegories of the four nations that became the United Kingdom later in the month of publication.
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd.
[Ref: 49978]   £320.00  
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Adonisedeck Oham Pharam Iaphia Dabir Regem Quinq Eadem Pugna Pr Ostratis Exercitibus Reges Ipsos Patibulis Suspendi Ivbet Iosue. Iosie Cap:10.
Adonisedeck Oham Pharam Iaphia Dabir Regem Quinq Eadem Pugna Pr Ostratis Exercitibus Reges Ipsos Patibulis Suspendi Ivbet Iosue. Iosie Cap:10.
[Harman Jansz Muller.]
[Gerard de Jode.][1585.]
Engraving. Plate: 210 x 250mm (8¼ x 9¾''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet on left. Loss central top.
A biblical scene showing Joshua hanging five kings on five trees. Engraved by Dutch printmaker Harman Jansz Muller (1540-1617).
[Ref: 49726]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Expulsion of Paradise.]
[Expulsion of Paradise.] Reddita lux oculus; pudor et gravis...
A. Bloemaert. [After Jan Saenredam.]
[1604, but later.]
Engraving. Sheet: 270 x 190mm (10½ x 7½''). Trimmed. Laid on sheet at top corner.
A biblical scene showing a penitent Eve and a shocked Adam reacting to an Angel with a flaming sword chasing them from Eden. An engraving after an engraving by Jan Saenredam.
[Ref: 49731]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Henry Fauntleroy Esq.e
Henry Fauntleroy Esq.e
Etching. Sheet: 135 x 95mm (5¼ x 3¾''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet at corners.
A portrait of banker and forger Henry Fauntleroy (1784-1824) who was one of the last few criminals executed for the crime of forgery.
[Ref: 50039]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Thos. Fielder, Fruit-Broker, Aged 66.
Thos. Fielder, Fruit-Broker, Aged 66. Done, at the Request of the Merchants, from a Picture w.ch was given by the Grocers as a mark of their Approbation of his Conduct. for a Series of Forty Years.
M. Chamberlin Pinx.t. V.Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, fecit.
Published March 28th 1774, by V. Green, Salisbury Street, Strand.
A rare mezzotint. 505 x 355mm (20 x 13¾"), with large margins. Extensive restoration.
A three-quarter length portrait, wearing a plain, dark tail-coat and a white wig with rolls at the sides, pointing at a full basket on the left, his left hand on a cane, resting the elbow on a barrel, his tricorn hat behind him on a third barrel. Behind are riverside buildings.
Not in NPG; the BM has three examples, all trimmed.
[Ref: 49574]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton.] Lord Euston.
[Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton.] Lord Euston.
G. Kneller pinx: 1685. J. Smith fe; & exc: 1689.
Mezzotint. 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Small margins.
Portrait of the young Charles FitzRoy (1683-1757), grandson of Charles II and Barbara Villiers, wearing feathered cap, loose robe, and sandals, reaching towards a parrot in a tree to the right. Kneller painted Grafton again as a member of the Kit-Kat Club.
[Ref: 49570]   £220.00  
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[Flight into Egypt.]
[Flight into Egypt.]
G. R. In. L. Lolius. s.
[n.d., c.1680.]
Etching. Sheet: 305 x 240mm (12 x 9½''). Trimmed, creasing and staining.
A biblical scene showing Mary, the infant Jesus and Joseph on their journey into Egypt to escape the wrath of Herod. An etching by Lorenzo Loli (1612-1691) after artist Guido Reni (1575-1642).
[Ref: 49656]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Flight into Egypt.]
[Flight into Egypt.] Al M.to Ill.emto R. P. Sig.mio...
Pier Fran.co Mola. [after Francesco Albani.]
[n.d., c.1665.]
Engraving. Sheet: 465 x 310mm (18¼ x 12¼''). Very damaged, trimmed, torn and stained.
A biblical scene showing the flight into Egypt of the Holy Family. The enfant Christ plays with a crucific and angels. Engraved by Pier Francesco Mola.
[Ref: 49754]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Christo confixus sum Cruci vivo autem jam non ego: vivit vero in me Christus.
Christo confixus sum Cruci vivo autem jam non ego: vivit vero in me Christus.
Car. Marrattus invent et del. Teod. Verkruys sculp.
Cum privil. Summi Pont et Regis Christ.mi. [n.d., c.1707.]
Engraving. Sheet: 445 x 235mm (17½ x 9''). Trimmed and staining in title.
A portrait of Francis of Assisi shown, on his knees holding a crucifix. Engraved by Theodor Vercruys (1680-1739).
[Ref: 49732]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[This Print of the Memorable Attack upon the French Camp on the Hills of Famars near Valenciennes by the Hanoverian Corp de Garde & Combined Armies under the Command of His Royal Highness on the 23d of May 1793;
[This Print of the Memorable Attack upon the French Camp on the Hills of Famars near Valenciennes by the Hanoverian Corp de Garde & Combined Armies under the Command of His Royal Highness on the 23d of May 1793; Is most humbly Dedicated to his most devoted humble serv.t Dan.l Orme.]
[M. Brown pinx.t Historical Painter to Their R. H. the Duke & Duchess of York. D. Orme sculp.t Historical Engraver to His Majesty & His R. H. the Prince of Wales.]
[Sold & Published Feb.y 1. 1796, by Dan.l Orme, No.14, Old Bond Street, London.]
Stipple, unfinished proof. Sheet 420 x 605mm (16½ x 23¾"). Trimmed to plate at sides and to image top and bottom, losing inscription area, vertical crease at centre.
Prince Frederick Augustus, later Duke of York, (1763 - 1827), on horseback, to the left, looking back over his shoulder at the cavalry behind him, pointing with his sword as he commands the British contingent, as the battle rages on to the right. The Duke oversaw the capture of the French Camp at Famars, which allowed for the rapid subjugation of Valenciennes.
[Ref: 49527]   £260.00  
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[Children of Wilhelm II of Prussia.] Ihre Koeniglichen Hoheiten Friedrich Wilhelm Kronprintz von Pruessen,
[Children of Wilhelm II of Prussia.] Ihre Koeniglichen Hoheiten Friedrich Wilhelm Kronprintz von Pruessen, Friedrich Ledewig Carl Prinz von Prussenm Friederike Louise Wilhelmine Prinzessin von Prussen Ihrer Majestæt der reguirenden Könignn alleruntherthanigst zuggeeignet von Jean Marc Pascal.
Cuningham pinxit. Domenico Cunego Sculp.t.
Im Verlag der Koniglichen Hoff Kupferstich officin Berlin 1787.
Engraving. 780 x 490mm (30¾ x 19¼"), with large margins. Ragged margins, two tears entering plate.
The children of Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia. The two boys, in uniform, are Friedrich Wilhelm III (1770-1840) and Friedrich Ludwig Karl (1773-96); the daughter is Friederike Luise Wilhelmine (1774-1837), who married King William I of the Netherlands and became the first Queen of the Netherlands.
[Ref: 49975]   £360.00  
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Robert de Fries.
Robert de Fries.
[Hendrik Halma][c.1725.]
Engraving. Sheet: 340 x 245mm (13½ x 9½''). Trimmed.
A full-length portrait of Robert de Fries (1029-1093) set in a decorative border. De Fries served as regent of the Netherlands between 1063 and 1070 on behalf of the underage Dirk V.
[Ref: 49708]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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[Galba.] Ser. Galba. Imp. Caesar. Aug. Tr. P.
[Galba.] Ser. Galba. Imp. Caesar. Aug. Tr. P. Spem frustrae senex privatus sceptra mereri...
[Wolfgang Kilian.][After Raffaello Schiaminossi.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Engraving. Sheet: 205 x 130mm (8 x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet. Loss bottom right.
A portrait of Galba from a series of thirteen busts of Roman Emperors engraved by Wolfgang Kilian (1581-1662) after Raffaello Schiaminossi.
[Ref: 49697]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Alan Gardner Bar.t, Admiral of the Blue, & M.P. for the City of Westminster.
Sir Alan Gardner Bar.t, Admiral of the Blue, & M.P. for the City of Westminster.
T. Clarke pinx.t. B. Reading sculp.t.
[Pub.d as the Act directs, Nov.r 30, 1799, by B. Reading at Mr Lewis's, Great Newport Street, Long Acre.]
Line engraving, proof before publication line. Sheet 335 x 275mm (13¼ x 10¾"). Narrow margins. Crease on left bottom.
Half-length portrait of Alan Gardner, (1742-1809) 1st Baron Gardner. In 1793, as a Rear Admiral, he insisted on a supply of lemons for his men: the resulting elimination of scurvy on his ship led the Admiralty to make lemon juice a standard ration in 1795.
[Ref: 49001]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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His most Gracious Majesty George III, on his Favourite Charger Adonis.
His most Gracious Majesty George III, on his Favourite Charger Adonis. Dedicated to the Queen's most excellent Majesty; By Her faithful and devoted Servant, John P. Thompson.
Painted by Sir W.m Beechey. Engraved by Ja.s Ward, Painter & Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
London, Re Published Feb.y 6th 1811 by J.P. Thompson, G.t Newport Street, Printseller to his Majesty and the Duke & Duchess of York.
Mezzotint. 650 x 560mm (25½ x 22"), with separately-printed title 65 x 560mm (2½ x 22"), total 715 x 560mm (28¼ x 22"). Small tear entering plate on left.
An equestrian portrait of George III in uniform, in a plain landscape. The figures of the king and the white horse were taken from another Beechey painting engraved by Ward, 'His Majesty Reviewing the Third or Prince of Wales's Regiment of Dragoon Guards', 1799.
CS 20; Frankau 39.
[Ref: 50085]   £550.00  
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Illustrissimus DNS D. Bonaventura Giffard Eprisc. Madaurensis U. A. MDCCXIX
Illustrissimus DNS D. Bonaventura Giffard Eprisc. Madaurensis U. A. MDCCXIX
C. Du Bosc Fecit.
[c.1729]
Engraving. Plate: 330 x 230mm (13 x 9''), with large margins.
A portrait of Catholic priest Bonaventura Giffard (1642-1734) who was accused of being part of the Popish Plot, he fled to France in 1679 but he returned to England two years later and was appointed bishop and president of Magdalene College under James II.
[Ref: 49924]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Two Goats Resting in the Shade of a Tree.]
[Two Goats Resting in the Shade of a Tree.]
[Johann Heinrich Roos.]
[1671.]
Etching. Plate: 125 x 140mm (5 x 5½'') very large margins.
An etching from a series of scenes of sheep and goats by German printmaker Johann Heinrich Roos (1631-1685).
[Ref: 49675]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Major General The Marquis of Huntly Colonel of the 42.d Regiment.
Major General The Marquis of Huntly Colonel of the 42.d Regiment.
Painted by A. Robertson Miniature Painter to H.R.H. the Duke of Sussex. Engraved by W. Holl.
Published Nov.r 1.st 1806 by A. Robertson, 33 Gerrard Street Soho.
Stipple. Plate: 330 x 265mm (13 x 10½''). Marking. Very small margins.
A half-length portrait of army officer George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon (1770-1856).
[Ref: 50107]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[General Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch.]
[General Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch.]
[Painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Engraved by Henry Meyer.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Mezzotint, proof before title. 510 x 350mm (20 x 13¾"). Creasing in margin.
General Thomas Graham (1748-1843), Baron Lynedoch, in uniform, a bridge in the background. A soldier during the Napoleonic Wars, is remembered especially for the Siege of Malta (1798-1800) and his brilliant victory at the Battle of Barrosa against the French troops besieging Cadiz in 1811, for which he received the thanks of Parliament. Later his name was given to the Australian convict ship 'Lord Lyndoch'. After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830).
[Ref: 50185]   £380.00  
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Griffin & Johnson
Griffin & Johnson in the Characters of Tribulation and Ananias Act 3d. Scene 2d. Trib: I do command thee Spirit (of Zeal, but Trouble) to peace within him. Play of The Alchemist.
Peter Van Bleeck Pinxt. 1738. PVB 1748.
Mezzotint. 470 x 310mm (18½ x 12¼"). Repairs to margins and inscription area.
The actors Benjamin Griffin (1680-1740) and Benjamin Johnson (c.1665-1742) in Ben Jonson's 'The Alchemist'. One holds a bag of money, the other a book, in an interior with a globe at the left edge of the image. By Peter van Bleeck (c.1695 - 1764), Dutch portrait painter and mezzotinter born at The Hague, son of Richard van Bleeck. He moved to London by 1723, where he married in 1745.
CS 5 ii/ii; for proof impression see ref. 7920.
[Ref: 50089]   £320.00  
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Giulia Grisi.
Giulia Grisi.
London, Hurst & Blackett. [n.d., c.1840.]
Stipple. Sheet: 190 x 115mm (7½ x 4½''). Slight foxing.
A portrait of Italian opera singer Giulia Grisi (1811-1869) in costume.
[Ref: 50106]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Guilia Grisi.
Guilia Grisi. La Norma.
Widal [Vincent Vidal]. W.H. Mote.
Published by David Bogue, Fleet Street Dec. 1844.
Steel engraving. Sheet: 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼").
Giulia Grisi (1811-69), a soprano, as the priestess Adalgisa in Bellini's opera 'Norma', the role she played at its premier in 1831. From 'The Beauties of Opera and Ballet'.
[Ref: 49514]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Henry Hare, 2nd Baron Coleraine.]
[Henry Hare, 2nd Baron Coleraine.]
[William Faithorne, engraved by George Vertue.]
[n.d., c.1680.]
Engraving, very scarce proof. Sheet: 390 x 225mm (15¼ x 9''). Trimmed, loss in corners, damaged.
A three-quarter length portrait of politician and antiquary Henry Hare, 2nd Baron Coleraine (1636-1708).
[Ref: 49718]   £220.00  
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