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A Naiad.
A Naiad. Ye green haired Nymphs...
G.B. Cipriani inv. F. Bartolozzi sculp. 1779.
Published according to Act of Parliament Oct 4. 1779 by F. Bartolozzi N.1 Bentinck St. Bewick St. Soho.
Stipple, printed in colours, faint 18th century watermark. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾''), with large margins. Some creasing.
A naiad sits on the wall of a pool, one foot on an upturned urn, out of which water flows.
De Vesme 451.
[Ref: 62362]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Supposed arsonist] Johann Christoph Neumann.
[Supposed arsonist] Johann Christoph Neumann. Der Vater war ein Dieb, Doch stahl er nur allein die Mutter trat zuletzt in böser Brenner - Orden durch sie bin ich auch drin aufgenommen worden Ach, daß ich muß von ihr ein Sohn und Zeuge seyn Was Eltern Beyspiel kan bey ihren Kindern stiften Wenn sie durch böse-Seyn der Kinder Thun vergiften.
[Frankfurt an der Oder: Jeremias Shren, 1725.]
Engraving. Sheet 155 x 110mm (6 x 4¼"). Trimmed, laid down on album sheet.
A portrait of 14-years old arsonist Johann Christoph Neumann, sitting in a cell, chained around the waist. He was one of six people charged with planning an arson spree in a small community on the outskirts of Frankfurt an der Oder in May 1723, in which 84 buildings were destroyed. The other five, including his mother and sister, were killed and burnt; Johann was sentenced to ten years in Spandau Prison. From Johann Christian Wellman's 'Das Von der göttlichen Regierung An Denen Mord-Brennern, welche in der Nacht zwischen den 19. und 20. May 1723...'.
[Ref: 62089]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Titus Oates.
Titus Oates.
[Engraved c.1680, this impression later.]
Mezzotint. Sheet 140 x 85mm (5½ x 3¼") Trimmed to plate, mounted in album paper.
A portrait Titus Oates (1649-1705), wearing square cap, coat and holding gloves. Oates fabricated the 'Popish Plot', a supposed Catholic conspiracy to kill King Charles II.
See BM for proof impression. 1902,1011.6905.
[Ref: 62412]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Richard Parker, mutineer.]
[Richard Parker, mutineer.]
[after Samuel Drummond.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Mixed method engraving, proof before letters, printed on chine collé. 230 x 150mm (9 x 6") Small margins.
Richard Parker (1767-97), a sailor executed for his role as president of the so-called 'Floating Republic', during the Spithead and Nore mutinies of May June 1797. He was hanged from the yardarm of HMS Sandwich, his ship. After a portrait by Samuel Drummond, engraved by William Bromley in 1797.
[Ref: 62108]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mutineer] Richard Parker.
[Mutineer] Richard Parker. Engraved from an original Drawing, taken on board the Neptune, during his Trial.
I. Cruickshank del. G. Murray sculp.
London. Published July 14.th 1797 _by W. Nichol, No. 51, St. Pauls Church Yard.
Fine engraving. 165 x 110mm (6½ x 4¼"), with large margins.
Richard Parker (1767-97), a sailor executed for his role as president of the so-called 'Floating Republic', during the Spithead and Nore mutinies of May June 1797. He was hanged from the yardarm of HMS Sandwich, his ship.
[Ref: 62106]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Peine forte et dure] The Punishment formerly inflicted on those who Refused Pleading to an Indictment.
[Peine forte et dure] The Punishment formerly inflicted on those who Refused Pleading to an Indictment. Engraved for the Malefactor's Register.
Vangro delin. Roberts sculp.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Etching. Sheet 195 x 115mm (7¾ x 4½"). Trimmed into plate at sides, some time staining.
A prisoner being subjected to 'Peine forte et dure' (Law French for 'hard and forceful punishment'), having more and more weights added to a tray on his chest in an attempt to force him to enter a plea of 'guilty' or 'not guilty'. Defendants charged with capital offences would refuse to plead in order to prevent their property withheld from their heirs.
[Ref: 62099]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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John Rann, alias Sixteen-String Jack.
John Rann, alias Sixteen-String Jack.
D. Goodwill Sc. York.
[n.d., c.1800].
Rare etching. Sheet size: 135 x 75mm (5¼ x 3"). Trimmed close to image at sides, to plate elsewhere, laid on album paper.
A full-length portrait of John Rann (1750-74), a highwayman renowned for his wit and charm, known as "Sixteen String Jack" for the 16 various coloured strings he wore on the knees of his silk breeches, among other eccentric costumes. He was captured after robbing the chaplain of Princess Amelia near Brentford in 1774: he was held at Newgate, where he supposedly entertained seven women at a farewell dinner, before his execution on 30 November.
[Ref: 62240]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)

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Johann Herrmann Rennebaum 21 Jahr alt  Avothecter Boursche. Apothecter Boursche. Johann Jobst Rennebaum 19 Jahr alt. Kauffmans bourche.
Johann Herrmann Rennebaum 21 Jahr alt Avothecter Boursche. Apothecter Boursche. Johann Jobst Rennebaum 19 Jahr alt. Kauffmans bourche.
[Berlin, 1730.]
Rare engraving. Sheet 185 x 145mm (7¼ x 5¾"). Trimmed within plate. Bit messy.
The brothers Johann Herrmann and Johann Jobst Rennebaum, in prison for the murder of Daniel Müller. On the floor is a pistol and a splinter of wood that broke out of the stock found at the crime scene. On August 12, 1727, they were publicly 'broken on the wheel' in front of thousands of spectators. From 'Stich aus der Druckschrift Umständliche… Relation von der an … Daniel Müller … vorgegangenen grausamen Mordthat und Beraubung'.
[Ref: 62091]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gioachino] Rossini.
[Gioachino] Rossini.
Bertonniere [after Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot].
[n.d. c.1860.]
Engraving. 250 x 180mm (9¾ x 7), very large margins. Spotting.
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868) the Italian operatic composer. A detail of the 1828 oil by Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot, once owned by the composer
[Ref: 62250]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gioachino Rossini] Signor Joachim Rossini.
[Gioachino Rossini] Signor Joachim Rossini.
Engraved by W. Read, from an original Drawing expressly for La Belle Assemblée.
[Published Jan.y 1.st 1823 for La Belle Assemblée. N.º 183.]
Stipple. Sheet 195 x 135mm (7¾ x 5¼") Trimmed, losing publication line.
Half-length portrait of Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868), Italian composer of operas, as a young man.
[Ref: 62251]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Joannes Baptista Rousseau, Natus Anno 1670.
Joannes Baptista Rousseau, Natus Anno 1670. Certior in nostro carmine vultus erit. Mart. L.7. Ep.84.
J. Aved pinxit. G.F. Schmidt Sculpsit.
[n.d. c.1740.]
Very scarce engraving. 300 x 210mm (11¾ x 8¼"). Mounted in album paper at sides. Unidentified collector's stamp on reverse.
Three-quarter length portrait of Jean Baptiste Rousseau (1670-1741), sitting in an armchair, looking to the right with a quill in his left hand and sheets in his right hand. Rousseau was a French playwright and poet particularly noted for his cynical epigrams.
Watermark listed as Lugt, L.3205, unidentified.
[Ref: 62188]   £480.00  
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Pietro Paolo Rubens.
Pietro Paolo Rubens.
Gio. Dom. Campiglia del. G.M. Priesler sculp.
[n.d. c.1750.]
Engraving. 275 x 175mm (10¾ x 7"), with large margins.
A half-length self portrait of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), hatless, wearing a voluminous dark velvet coat From a drawing by Domenico Campiglia after the self-portrait in the Uffizi, Florence, engraved for the 'Museum Florentinum'.
[Ref: 62191]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Antonio] Sacchini.
[Antonio] Sacchini.
Dess. au Physionotrace d'ap. le buste et Gravé par Quenedey rue neuve des petits champs no.15 à Paris [n.d., c.1808].
Se vend chez Quenedey rue neuve-des-Petits-Champs N.º 15 à Paris'. Dép. à la Bib. Imp.]
Aquatint with etching. 250 x 190mm (9¾ x 7½"), with very large margins.
Profile portrait of Antonio Maria Gasparo Gioacchino Sacchini (1730-1786), Italian composer of operas. Frenchman Gilles-Louis Chrétien invented the 'physionotrace' in the 1780s to draw the outlines of silhouettes, which were then completed by the artist and transferred to aquatint printing plates using another pantograph. The published of this print, Edme Quenedey, was Chrétien's first business partner: a drawing he made of the device in 1788 is now in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France..
[Ref: 62403]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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M.rs Siddons [letters intersperced with SH-AK-SP-E-A-R-E]
M.rs Siddons [letters intersperced with SH-AK-SP-E-A-R-E] From a Miniature in Enamel in the Publishers Possession, taken by the late H. Hone Esq.r Miniature Painter to His Majesty shortly after M.rs S's Debut. Proof.
H. Hone Esq.r Del.t advivum. G.F. Phillips Sculp.t.
Published by A. Beugo 38, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, Sept.r 28th 1825.
Stipple, proof impression printed in sepia. Sheet 245 x 180mm (9½ x 7"). Trimmed within plate, mounted in album paper at edges.
Bust portrait in oval of Sarah Siddons (1755-1831)
[Ref: 62410]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Tho.s Simmons.
Tho.s Simmons. Murderer of Mrs Warner and Mrs Hummerstone, at Hoddeston in Hertfordshire.
[n.d., c.1808.]
Aquatint with etching. Sheet 245 x 145mm (9¾ x 5¾"). Trimmed within plate, bit dusty.
Portrait of prisoner Thomas Simmons who was executed at Hertford jail on 7th of March, 1808, for a double murder of a Quaker family home at Hoddesdon.
[Ref: 62105]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[A young blonde girl with a Cavalier King Charles spaniel.]
[A young blonde girl with a Cavalier King Charles spaniel.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph with very fine hand colour. Circular, diameter 240mm (9½"). Trimmed to printed border.
See Ref: 62324
[Ref: 62325]   £420.00  
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David Teniers Antuerpianus Sereniss.is Leopoldo Archiduci, & Ioanni Austriaco Belgy Gubernatoribus Pictor familiaris, & Vtriq a Cubiculis, A.o M.D.C.LIX Ætat: 49.
David Teniers Antuerpianus Sereniss.is Leopoldo Archiduci, & Ioanni Austriaco Belgy Gubernatoribus Pictor familiaris, & Vtriq a Cubiculis, A.o M.D.C.LIX Ætat: 49. Herous faciles aditus in limina Regum...
Petrus Thÿs pinx. Lucas Vosterm: Iun: Sculpsit.
Abraham Teniers excudit [n.d., 1659].
Engraving. Sheet 340 x 235mm (13½ x 9¼''). Trimmed within plate, mounted in album paper at sides.
A portrait of the artist David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690), published as the frontispiece to 'Theatrum Pictorium'. An example of the second state of four, the first published state.
[Ref: 62190]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Silhouette of a violinist] Cap.t Newbery by one of his brother officers.
[Silhouette of a violinist] Cap.t Newbery by one of his brother officers.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Ink and grey wash silhouette. Sheet 130 x 160mm (5 x 6¼"). Mounted on album paper.
A violinist playing from a Beethoven score.
[Ref: 62093]   £320.00  
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Wellington.
Wellington. 1817.
[Paris, Didot Senior for Galignani, 1817.]
Etching. Sheet 340 x 215mm (13½ x 8½"). Trimmed within plate, spotting.
Battlefield equestrian portrait of the Duke of Wellington, the frontispiece to 'Campaigns of Field-Marshal His Grace, The Most Noble Arthur, Duke of Wellington'.
[Ref: 62396]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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A Man Publickly Whipped, in the Sessions House Yard in the Old Bailey.
A Man Publickly Whipped, in the Sessions House Yard in the Old Bailey.
Dodd delin. White sculp.
[n.d., c.1780.]
Etching. Sheet 195 x 115mm (7¾ x 4½"). Trimmed within plate at sides.
An illustration from the 'Malefactors Register, or, a Tyburn and Newgate Calendar'.
[Ref: 62102]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Late Miss Whitehead, the Bank Nun.
The Late Miss Whitehead, the Bank Nun.
G.L. Lee.
Printed & Published by George L. Lee, 28, Red Lion Street, Holborn [n.d. c.1837].
Lithograph with hand colour. Sheet 260 x 175mm (10¼ x 6¾") Tear in printed border on left.
Sarah Whitehead was the sister of a former Bank clerk who been sentenced to death in 1812 for forging an acceptance to a bill. She lost her mind for years after his death and went to the bank daily asking if her brother was there. Her usual dress of black crepe clothing earned her the nickname 'The Bank Nun'. In 1818 the Bank's Directors offered Whitehead a financial grant on the condition that she stopped coming. However her story inspired the myth that her ghost still haunts the Bank.
[Ref: 62104]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[George Wither] G.W. Anº Ætatis Suæ 21. 1611.
[George Wither] G.W. Anº Ætatis Suæ 21. 1611. I Grow & Wither Both Together.
Will. Holle scu.
[n.d., 1617.]
Scarce engraving. Sheet 130 x 165mm (5 x 6"). Trimmed and mounted in album paper at edges.
Half-length portrait of George Wither (1588-1667), aged 21. A prolific poet, pamphleteer and satirist, he spent four months in Marshalsea prison for libel (probably against Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton) in 1614. He sided with Parliament during the Civil War, he spent another three years in prison after the Restoration in 1660. Engraved by William Hole as the frontispiece to a 1617 book of Wither's poetry.
Brook Pulham collector's stamp on verso.
[Ref: 62080]   £360.00  
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[Woman with an oil lamp.]
[Woman with an oil lamp.] From a Painting of Ger.d Dou, belonging to Cap.t Baillie.
W. Baillie sculp.t.
Publish'd as the Act directs Oct.1st. 1771.
Mezzotint. 155 x 230mm (6 x 9"), with narrow margins. Mounted in album paper at sides.
A night scene showing a woman leaning through a window, shielding the flame of a lamp with her hand. Engraved after a painting by Gerrit Dou (1613-75) by Captain William Baillie (1723-1810), who devoted himself to printmaking and dealing after retiring from the army in 1761. He specialised in imitating old-master drawings and prints, using a variety of printmaking techniques.
[Ref: 62182]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The True Effigies of S.r Henry Wotton
The True Effigies of S.r Henry Wotton K.t Embassadour in Ordinary to the Most Serene Republique of Venice, And Late Provost of Eaton Colledge. Anno Aetatus Suae 72.
[n.d., 1657.]
Engraving, 17th century watermark. Sheet 230 x 140mm (9 x 5½"). Trimmed, paper toned, mounted in album paper at edges.
Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639) was a diplomat and author, ambassador to Venice for nearly twenty years. From 1624 he was Provost of Eton and followed a literary career, writing the lives of his friends John Donne and Izaak Walton. The frontispiece to his 'The State of Christendom'.
[Ref: 62076]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Young English Squire.
The Young English Squire.
Bouvier del.t. W. Kohler lithog. 22, Denmark St., Soho.
London. Published by William Spooner, 377, Strand.
Coloured lithograph with very fine colour. Sheet 370 x 260mm (14½ x 10¼"). Some spotting.
A portrait of a hunter, with shotgun, powder flask and dog.
[Ref: 62329]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Johan Joseph Zoffany] Giovanni Zoffani Pittore.
[Johan Joseph Zoffany] Giovanni Zoffani Pittore.
[after Zoffany.]
[n.d., c.1795.]
Etching. Sheet 245 x 170mm (9¾ x 6¾"). Trimmed to image on three sides, mounted in album paper at sides.
A self portrait of painter Johan Joseph Zoffany (1733-1810), holding an hourglass and a skull.
[Ref: 62189]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)

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