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Habit of the chief of the Black Eunuchs in 1749.
Habit of the chief of the Black Eunuchs in 1749. Chef des Eunuques Noirs. 13.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins. Small foxing in upper left corner of plate.
Portrait of a slave, whole-length standing, facing the viewer. He is wearing a plumed turban with pearls, a fur-trimmed cape falling behind him and on the floor to the right. He holds a pipe in his left hand, his right hand open. Plate 13 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62875]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Another Habit of a Chinese Lady in 1700.
Another Habit of a Chinese Lady in 1700. Autre Dame Chinoise. 45.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins.
A full-length portrait of a woman, whole-length standing. She is wearing a headpiece and robe with large sleeves, her hands are together in front of her. Plate 45 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62836]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Honourable Miss Cholmondeley.]
[The Honourable Miss Cholmondeley.]
Reynolds pinx.t. Marchi fecit.
Sold by Ryland, Bryer & Co. in Cornhill] [n.d., c.1763].
Mezzotint. 510 x 355mm (20 x 14"). Thread margins. Small repaired tear in bottom left margin. Very small hole nearby in publication line on left.
Lady Hester Frances Cholmondeley (1763 - 1844) as a child, wading across a stream in bare feet, carrying a shaggy white dog. The daughter of Robert Cholmondeley and granddaughter of George, 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley, she married Sir William Bellingham in 1783.
Chaloner Smith, between states i of ii. Hamilton ii of iii.
[Ref: 62771]   £380.00  
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Part of Christ Church Cathedral.
Part of Christ Church Cathedral.
W. Westall del.t. W. Bennett sculp.t.
London Pub. June 1st 1814 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (9¾ x 11¾"), with large margins on 3 sides.
View of the interior of Christ Church Cathedral.
[Ref: 62957]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Library of Christ Church.
Library of Christ Church.
F. Mackenzie del.t. J. C. Stadler sculp.t.
London, Pub. Dec.r 1 1814, at 101 Strand, for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Aquatint with fine hand colour. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾") large margins.
The interior of the Library of Christ Church. A Scholar stands reading in the right foreground next to a large table.
[Ref: 62945]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Christian III of Denmark & Albert, Duke of Prussia] Cristianus D.G. Rex Daniæ et Norvegiæ Dux Slesvicen Holsatiæ Stormariæ et Ditmersiæ Comes I Oldeborg. Albertus Senior Dei Gratia Marchip Brandeburgensis Dux Prussiæ 1556.
[Christian III of Denmark & Albert, Duke of Prussia] Cristianus D.G. Rex Daniæ et Norvegiæ Dux Slesvicen Holsatiæ Stormariæ et Ditmersiæ Comes I Oldeborg. Albertus Senior Dei Gratia Marchip Brandeburgensis Dux Prussiæ 1556.
PAVE [monogram of Pieter van der Heyden].
Cock Excud. [n.d., c.1556.]
Two portraits on one plate. 195 x 350mm (7¾ x 13¾"), with large margins. Trimmed into plate on right, to plate on left, old ink numeral in bottom margin, laid on card at edges.
A pair of portraits of Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559) and Albert (1490-1568), first Duke of Prussia and 37th grand master of the Teutonic Knights. From a series of 39 'Portraits of European Rulers', engraved by van der Heyden, Frans Huys and Jan Collaert. The British Museum's description of the series notes 'Most of these portraits are engraved two on a plate, but the pairs have almost always been cut apart'.
See BM 1854,0614.203 for the description of the series. Ex collection of Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
[Ref: 63111]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Christie's Auction Room.
Christie's Auction Room. Plate 6.
Rowlandson & Pugin del.t et sculp.t. J.Bluck Aqua.t.
London. Pub. Feb.1. 1808 at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Fine hand coloured aquatint, plate 230 x 280mm (9 x 11"), with very large margins.
A auction of paintings, with the clientele a mixture of connoisseurs, clergy and rakes, all caricatured in Rowlandson's unique style. From Ackermann's 'Microcosm of London'.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 62692]   £360.00  
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Christie's Auction Room.
Christie's Auction Room. Plate 6.
Rowlandson & Pugin del.t et sculp.t. J.Bluck Aqua.t.
London. Pub. Feb.1. 1808 at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Fine hand coloured aquatint, plate 230 x 280mm (9 x 11"), with very large margins. With explanatory text.
A auction of paintings, with the clientele a mixture of connoisseurs, clergy and rakes, all caricatured in Rowlandson's unique style. From Ackermann's 'Microcosm of London'.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 62785]   £360.00  
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[A ruined Catholic church interior with monks praying to the Virgin Mary.] N.º 3.
[A ruined Catholic church interior with monks praying to the Virgin Mary.] N.º 3.
London Pub.d Feb.y 15th 1800 by Random & Stainbank, No. 17, Old Bond Str. where new Medallions, Transparencies &c are published constantly.
Circular mezzotint & etching, coloured on both sides as a transparency, moon treated with varnish, 1797 watermark. 200 x 190mm (7¾ x 7½"). Trimmed into plate at sides.
[Ref: 63288]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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His Excellency John Duke of Marlborough.
His Excellency John Duke of Marlborough.
G. Kneller Eques pinx.
Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden. [n.d. c.1705.]
Rare mezzotint, plate 195 x 145mm (7¾ x 5¾"). Small margins.
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) was an English soldier and statesman. He was the great general of the wars against Louis XIV and was rewarded with Blenheim Palace.
CS 164.
[Ref: 63018]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Johannes Churchill Dux de Marlborough &e Brit
Johannes Churchill Dux de Marlborough &e Brit et Faeder; Exere:Suninus Imperator Invictus.
Joh. de S.t Amour inv. M V.dr Gucht Sculp.
[n.d. c.1700 but later]
Fine engraving, plate 220 x 190mm (8½ x 7½"), with large margins.
Half-portrait of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), in an oval fram held by Britania in a heavenly landscape. Above an angel blows a trumpet with a banner hanging down 'Consilio Fortitudine.'
[Ref: 62958]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[An unidentified city.]
[An unidentified city.]
Johnstone Baird [pencil signature.]
[n.d., c.1920.]
Etching. 240 x 290mm (9½ x 11½"), with large margins.
An elevated view of a Continental city with four bridges. Johnstone Baird (1872-1935). Born in Ayrshire, studied Glasgow School of Art. Naval architect with the Admiralty 1917-19. He travelled widely on the Continent. Exhibited 1910-30.
See Guichard p.25.
[Ref: 63044]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Christopher Clarke MA of Marlingford Hall in the County of Norfolk,
Christopher Clarke MA of Marlingford Hall in the County of Norfolk, Arch Deacon of Norwich, & Prebendary of Ely [...]
J. Va n Diest Pinxit. J. Faber fecit 1740.
Sold by Faber at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square.
Rare mezzotint, Collector's mark verso. Shee 355 x 250mm (14 x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate, almost to image.
Three-quarter portrait of Christopher Clarke (d.1742), archdeacon of Norwich, right hand resting on a bible, left hand gesturing towards a bust of Russian Tsar Peter the Great, who had been present when Clarke was ordained in 1697. Bath interest.
CS 83. only state.
[Ref: 63176]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Elizabeth Catherine ('Kitty') Clarke.]
[Elizabeth Catherine ('Kitty') Clarke.]
E.F. Calze pinxit. Val.e Green fecit.
Published July 22 1771 [by John Boydell].
Mezzotint, scratched letter proof, very fine impression, 18th century watermark; 405 x 290mm (16 x 11½"). Thread margins; small hole near left edge & bottom centre repaired.
Elizabeth Catherine Hunter (died 1795), wife of Field Marshal Sir Alured Clarke, commander of the British army in Georgia (1780), Governor of Jamaica (1784), Commander-in-Chief of the Madras Army (1796), acting Governor-General of India (1798) and finally Commander-in-Chief of India (also 1798). They married in 1770, eight years after 'Kitty' had eloped with the married 10th Earl of Pembroke, with whom she had a son, Augustus Retnuh (Hunter backwards) Reebkomp (an anagram of Pembroke). Calse was a pseudonym for Edward Francis Cunningham.
CS 71, state i of ii. Whitman: 29 i of iii, before Boydell's name scratched on.
[Ref: 62755]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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[Karl Clemens graf von Pellegrini.]
[Karl Clemens graf von Pellegrini.]
Ign. Duvivier pin.t. Nic Rhein inc.t.
[n.d., c.1790.]
An exceptionally large & scarce mezzotint, proof before title. 860 x 630mm (33¾ x 24¾"). Trimmed within plate at bottom, top corners chipped, repaired tears, surface cracking, laid on paper. Damaged.
A huge equestrian portrait of Karl Clemens von Pellegrini (1720-96), Austrian soldier and military engineer. He fought at Philippsburg in 1734, in the War of the Austrian Succession, Seven Years' War and the Turkish War of 1796, becoming a field marshal. When the Commander's Cross of the Order of Maria Theresa was instituted in 1765, he was one of the first nine recipients. In 1789 he won the Grand Cross of the Order and in 1792 he became a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. One of the largest mezzotints we have ever seen. We have only traced one other example, also untitled.
[Ref: 62661]   £490.00  
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Muzio Clementi en 1795.
Muzio Clementi en 1795.
[n.d.]
Lithograph. 175 x 120mm (7 x 4¾'').
Portrait of Muzio Filippo Vincenzo Francesco Saverio Clementi (1752 - 1832), Italian-British composer, virtuoso pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer, who was mostly active in England, in side profile.
[Ref: 63243]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Royal Cock Pit.
Royal Cock Pit. Plate 18.
Rowlandson & Pugin del. et sculpt. Bluck, Aquat.
London. Pub May 1, 1808 at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint, plate 230 x 280mm (9 x 11"), with very large margins.
An interior scene showing the Royal Cock Pit, as a large frantic crowd has gathered to watch a cockfight. The Cockpit-in-Court (also known as the Royal Cockpit) was an early theatre in London, located in Dartmouth Street, Whitehall, demolished in 1816. Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 62694]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Comic Society.
The Comic Society.
G.Douw Pinxit. W.Pether Fecit.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Mezzotint. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾")..
A group of travelling musicians, seen through an arched window, play a flute, hurdy-gurdy and tambourine, for a woman holding a pestle and mortar. One of the group reaches out to take payment.
CS: see pg. 995.
[Ref: 62731]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Committee - This View of the Conservative Club, St James' Street, is respectfully Inscribed by the Publisher.
To the Committee - This View of the Conservative Club, St James' Street, is respectfully Inscribed by the Publisher.
John Olliver, 59, Pall Mall.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Etching. 145 x 120mm (5¾ x 4¾"), large margins.
View of the Conservative Club, at 74 St James' Street, a London gentlemen's club, now dissolved, which was established in 1840. The club was politically aligned to the Conservatives, but it was formed at the outset for dissident Tories out of favour with the Carlton Club, and its membership contained rebellious MPs and activists during its history.
[Ref: 63143]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Lottery Drawing: Coopers Hall.
Lottery Drawing: Coopers Hall. N.o 53.
Rowlandson & Pugin Delt. et Sculpt. Stadler aquat.
London. Pub 1st Feby, 1809 at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint, plate 230 x 280mm (9 x 11"), with large margins.
View of the interior of a hall in which a lottery is taking place; at centre on a raised stage, five men seated at a table, in front of and beneath which are seated more men; to either side, in front of tall, open receptacles each topped with a crown, is a man reading a piece of paper, a woman holding up an empty hand, and a seated man watching proceedings; at the front, many spectators watching from rows of counters on which are laid broad sheets of paper Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 62779]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Country Woman in Russia in 1764.
Habit of a Country Woman in Russia in 1764. Paysanne. 72.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 230 x 200mm (9 x 8"). Large margins. Staining in the left and upper margin.
Portrait of a Russian country woman, she is standing in profile and touching her cloak with her left hand. Plate 72 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62885]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of a Country Woman of Ingria in 1764.
Habit of a Country Woman of Ingria in 1764. Femme d'Ingrie. 187.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, J. Whatman watermark. Plate 240 x 200mm (9½ x 8"). Large margins.
A full-length portrait of a country woman from Ingria in Russia stepping towards the viewer, her right hand on her hip. She is wearing a hat, earrings, a three-quarter length coat over a longer dress, and shoes with ankle straps. Plate 187 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62858]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Courier, or fate of the Battle.
The Courier, or fate of the Battle.
Painted by W. Kidd. Engraved by W.m Carlos.
London Published 1832 by Ackermann & [C.º 96 Strand.]
Mezzotint and etching. Sheet 385 x 285mm (15¼ x 11¼"). Trimmed within plate, affecting publication line, which is also rubbed, losing end text. Repairs.
Two boys in rustic dress, one white, one black, gallopping helter-skelter on a donkey into the left foreground, the foremost carrying a makeshift flag on a stick, both grinning, with a dog running alongside, startling an elderly man who looks out over the half-door of a tavern on the left
Provenance: Ex Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 63320]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Saloon to the Private Boxes, Covent Garden Theatre.
Saloon to the Private Boxes, Covent Garden Theatre. Plate 12, Vol. 2.
N.º 14 of Ackermann's Repository of Arts & Pub. Feb. 1. 1810, at 101 Strand London.
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 150 x 240mm (6 x 9½"). Trimmed into plate.
A corridor lined with statues and seats, the doors to the boxes off the left side. A plate from the periodical, the 'Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics', published from 1809-29. It discussed day to day life in England, its illustrations influencing taste in fashion, architecture and literature.
[Ref: 62665]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The R.t Honourable Anne Countess Cowper.
The R.t Honourable Anne Countess Cowper.
W. Hamilton R.A. pixit. F. Bartolozzi R.A sculpt.
London. Pub.d Jan.y 12.th 1798, by Anth.y Molteno Printseller to her Royal Highness the Dutchess of York N.o 76. S.t James's Street.
Stipple engraving, 260 x 185mm (10¼ x 7¼"), with very large margins. Creases in margins where previously folded.
A portrait of Anna Countess Cowper (1806-1880) shown wearing a veil.
De Vesme: 1062.
[Ref: 63021]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Crimean War] An Episode at the Battle of the Alma, 20 Sep.r 1854.
[Crimean War] An Episode at the Battle of the Alma, 20 Sep.r 1854. Lieutenants Lindsay and Thistlethwaite of the Scots Fusileer Guards, Having with their Sergeants become separated from their Battalion, bravely defended their Colours from an attack by a body of Russians, But being ably assisted by Captain Drummond, whose horse was at that moment shot under him, the gallant bearers of the Standards succeeded in planting their Colours on the Heights of Alma.
Painted by A.F. De Prades Esq. Lithographed by A. Laby Esq.
London, Jan.y 23.rd 1855 Published by J.S. Welsh 24, S.t James's Street.
Tinted lithograph with fine hand colour. Sheet 410 x 575mm (16 x 22¾"). Repaired tear.
Fighting between allied expeditionary forces and Russian forces defending the Crimean Peninsula on 20th September 1854.
[Ref: 63276]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Crimean War] Bataille d'Inkerman. 5 Novembre 1854.
[Crimean War] Bataille d'Inkerman. 5 Novembre 1854. Guerre d'Orient.
Dessiné et lith. par Guerard, Imp. Lemercier, Paris.
[Goupil et C.ie Paris, Berlin, New York. Publié le 15 X.bre 1854.]
Tinted lithograph with fine hand colour. Sheet 405 x 570mm (16 x 22½"). Trimmed at bottom, losing publication line.
Hand to hand fighting between the British, French and Ottoman infantry and the Russians.
[Ref: 63275]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Crosby Hall Literary and Scientific Institution. [Entrance Ticket.]
Crosby Hall Literary and Scientific Institution. [Entrance Ticket.] Admit......... Hon: Sec:
[n.d.,c.1800s.]
Etching. 125 x 165mm (5 x 6½"). Foxing. Lower right corner of very large margin, torn away.
Entrance ticket for Crosby Hall Literary and Scientific Institution.
[Ref: 63133]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Croydon Canal, view from the locks above Deptford.
Croydon Canal, view from the locks above Deptford.
H. Browne.
London, Published 19th Sept.r. 1815, by R. Wilkinson, No.58 Cornhill.
Very rare engraving. 235 x 85mm (9¼ x 3¼"). Trimmed into plate.
View of Croydon Canal, from the locks above Deptford. Two men and a woman are in the right foreground, one sketching.
[Ref: 63207]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Ballo dell'Orso.
Ballo dell'Orso.
Pinelli Fece 1809 Roma.
Engraving. 215 x 305mm (8½ x 12"), large margins.
A street entertainer, playing bag pipes, with a bear dancing on its hind legs, with two small dogs in human dress also dancing. Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835) was famous for his depictions of the people of Rome. He also provided staffage for Luigi Rossini's 'Veduta di Roma'.
[Ref: 63002]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Dancing Nymphs.]
[The Dancing Nymphs.]
P: V.p Werff pinx.t An.o 1717. Edv.s Fisher sculp.t Londini, 1776.
Publish'd Jan.y 13,,th 1777, & Sold by E,, Fisher, at the Golden Head, the South Side of Leicester Fields.
Fine mezzotint. 440 x 320mm (16½ x 12¼"), with large margins.
Two semi-naked nymphs dancing hand-in-hand, accompanied by a naked youth playing a flute. To the right is a herm. After a painting by Pieter van der Werff (1665-1722), now in Dulwich Picture Gallery. An example of the first state; for the second the publication line was erased, to be replaced by a separate inscription plate.
[Ref: 62705]   £480.00  
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Absalom's Submission to his father King David, for Pardon of the Assassination of his Brother Amnon, in Revenge of his having forced his Sister Tamar.
Absalom's Submission to his father King David, for Pardon of the Assassination of his Brother Amnon, in Revenge of his having forced his Sister Tamar. 11 Sam: CHap 14. Ver:33.
Ferd,,s Boll Pinxit. J.G. Haid fecit. J. Boydell excudit.
Publish'd by J. Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London. Aug,,t 20. 1766.
Mezzotint, 18th century watermark. 510 x 360mm (20 x 14¼"). Some spotting in small margins.
King David forgives his third son, Absalom, who has returned after three years in exile, for the murder of his eldest son. Absalom later revolts against David and is killed.
[Ref: 63121]   £680.00  
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Félicien David.
Félicien David.
[By L. Massure]
[n.d., c.1860.]
Stipple engraving. Sheet 240 x 150mm (9½ x 6"). Slight offsetting.
Portrait of Félicien-César David (1810 - 76), French composer. David wrote a number of operas, of which the most notable are Christophe Colomb (1847), La perle du Brésil (1851), Herculanum (1859), and Lalla-Roukh (1862). Amongst his oratorios are Moïse au Sinaï ('Moses on Sinai') (1846), and Eden (1848).
[Ref: 63251]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Debating Society, Piccadilly.
Debating Society, Piccadilly. Plate 29.
Rowlandson & Pugin del. et sculpt. J. C. Stadler sculp.
London. Pub Aug.t 1, 1808 at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint, plate 230 x 280mm (9 x 11"), with large margins.
A view of 'The Athenian Lyceum' meeting of the debating society, taking place at No. 22 Piccadilly. An interior view of a crowded room with a chairman presiding over debates. Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 62778]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Patience.]
[Patience.]
HD 1922. [Herbert Dicksee.]
Published at 8 Clare Street, Bristol by Frost & Reed Printsellers of Bristol & London 1922. Copyright 1922, by Frost & Reed Ltd, in the United States of America.
Etching on vellum, signed by the artist, Printsellers' Association blindstamps. 395 x 650mm (15½ x 25½"), very large margins. Mint.
A deerhound and a terrier waiting, exhibited Royal Academy in 1923.
Provenance: From the Descendants of Herbert Dicksee.
[Ref: 63082]   £1,500.00  
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Habit of a Delaware Indian with his Tomohawk Scalping Knife.
Habit of a Delaware Indian with his Tomohawk Scalping Knife. Indien de la Riviere Delaware arme de la Hache a du Couteau pour lever la cheveture. 202.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, J. Whatman watermark. Plate 245 x 200mm (9¾ x 8"). Large margins.
A full-length portrait of a man, whole-length standing, turned slightly to the left. He is smoking a long pipe which he holds with his left hand, a knife in his right hand, and wears a feathered headpiece. Plate 202 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62831]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The Delights of Love - a Family Catch.
The Delights of Love - a Family Catch.
[by Charles Williams.]
Pub.d Sept.r 4th, 1804 by S W Fores 50 Piccadilly. Folios of caracatures lent out for the Evening.
Hand coloured etching, sheet 265 x 370m (10½ x 14½"). Large margins. Laid on archival paper and false margins added.
Daughter, mother, and father sit by a small oblong table, singing a catch. Daughter: 'Give me the sweet delights of love / Let not anxious cares destroy them, / Oh how divine still to enjoy them'. Mother: 'Pure are the blessings love bestowing, / Peace and harmony ever flowing.' Father, angrily: 'A smoaky house, a failing trade, / Six squalling brats and a scolding Jade'.
BM Satire 10331. See our reference 51853 for framed version.
[Ref: 62869]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Dellamaria.
Dellamaria.
[Godefroy Engelmann.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Lithograph. Sheet 150 x 235mm (6 x 9¼"). Trimmed.
Portrait of Domenico Della Maria (1768 - 1800), a mandolin virtuoso and dramatic composer of operas, sitting facing the right, showing his right side profile.
[Ref: 63239]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Ancien Ami du Jeune homme, ou Le Secret de la Comédie.
L'Ancien Ami du Jeune homme, ou Le Secret de la Comédie. Ton bonheur, tes succes sont mes plus grand supplices. Legouve, Mort d'Abel, Trag.
[n.d. c.1812]
Fineley hand coloured etching sheet 245 x 335mm (9¾ x 13¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A caricature relating to the ďDeux GendresĒ affair. A dispute between Jean-Antoine Lebrun-Tossa (1760-1837) and a Mr Etienne.
[Ref: 63072]   £420.00  
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Divinity School.
Divinity School.
F. Mackenzie del.t. F. C. Lewis sculp.t.
London, Pub. June 1 1813, at 101 Strand, for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Aquatint with fine hand colour. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 9¾"), large margins.
View of the interior of the Divinity School, built specifically for lectures, oral exams and discussions on theology.
[Ref: 62946]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Donizetti.
Donizetti.
C. Deblois.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Stipple engraving. Sheet 150 x 235mm (6 x 9¼"). Slight staining on left margin. Trimmed.
Portrait of Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (1798 - 1848), an Italian composer, best known for his 70 operas. Along with Gioachino Rossini and Vincenzo Bellini, he was a leading composer of the bel canto opera style during the first half of the nineteenth century and a probable influence on other composers such as Giuseppe Verdi.
[Ref: 63235]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of the Castle and Town of Dover.
A View of the Castle and Town of Dover. From a picture in the collection of Sr. William Courtenay Bar.t.
Geo. Lambert del. & pinx.t. J. Mason Sculp.
Published Feb.ry. 20.th 1762 according to Act of Parliament. London, Printed for Jn.º Bowles, N.º 13 Cornhill, Jn.º Boydell, Cheapside, Hen.y Parker N.º 82, Cornhill, Carington Bowles N.º 69 S.t Paul's Church Yard & Rob.t Sayer, N.º 53, Fleet Street
Engraving with etching. 550 x 330mm (21¾ x 13"), large margins top & bottom. Several tears taped in margins, repaired worm holes in sky area, most filled; surface abrasions; glue residue on reverse.
Published as a pair with 'A View of Saltwood Castle at Hythe in Kent'.
[Ref: 62647]   £320.00  
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Ruins of Dryburgh Priory on the banks of the Tweed.
Ruins of Dryburgh Priory on the banks of the Tweed.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Ink and watercolour. Sheet 105 x 150mm (4 x 6"), mounted on album paper at corners with ink mss. title.
A fine sketch of Dryburgh Abbey.
[Ref: 62818]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[François Du Quesnoy ~ il Fiammingo.] Done from the Picture in the Collection of the Right Hon,,ble the Earl of Besborough.
[François Du Quesnoy ~ il Fiammingo.] Done from the Picture in the Collection of the Right Hon,,ble the Earl of Besborough.
Le. Brun Pinx.t. W. Pether Fecit.
Rob.t Sayer Excudit. [London Printed for Rob.t Sayer Map & Printseller, No. 53, Fleet Street.]
Mezzotint. Sheet 495 x 355mm (19½ x 14"). Thread margins on three sides, trimmed into plate at bottom, losing publication line, small tear in inscription area, cockling top right.
A half-length portrait of sculptor and draughtsman François Du Quesnoy (1597-1643), known as il Fiammingo. Born in Brussels, he was in Rome in 1621 in the workshop of Claude Poussin. He spent many years studying and copying Classical and modern works in Roman collections, taking commissions for Urban VIII and Cardinal Massimi.
CS.12, ii of ii.
[Ref: 62738]   £320.00  
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[Mallards.]
[Mallards.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Scarce aquatint, printed in colours and hand finished. 335 x 500mm (13¼ x 19¾"), on Whatman paper. Repaired tear, several small holes.
A very fine colour image showing three Mallard drakes and two ducks in a rural landscape.
[Ref: 63131]   £490.00  
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F. L. Dussek. [Jan Ladislav Dussek.]
F. L. Dussek. [Jan Ladislav Dussek.] Defsiné et gravé par son ami F.no. Godefroy. M. G. Pl.4.
Imp. de Lesauwage. Pub. par Blaisot.
[n.d., c.1810.]
Stipple engraving. Sheet 230 x 150mm (9 x 6"). Trimmed into plate.
Portrait of the composer Jan Ladislav Dussek (1761 - 1812) a Czech classical composer and virtuoso pianist, bust-length, directed to front, with head turned to look up to right.
[Ref: 63244]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Dutch Trawlers Landing Fish at Egmont.
Dutch Trawlers Landing Fish at Egmont.
Painted by E.W. Cooke R.A. Engraved by Aurthur Willmore. Printed by M.Queen.
Published by the Art Union of London, 444 West Strand, London, 1872. Art Union of London 1874.
Engraving 575 x 660mm (22½ x 26"), with large margins. Some spotting, surface abrasions, crease.
Two boats at anchor just off a beach.
[Ref: 62662]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Habit of an East Indian in.
Habit of an East Indian in. Habitant des Indes Orientales. 79.
[Thomas Jefferys, n.d., c.1772.]
Hand coloured engraving, 18th century watermark. Plate 260 x 200mm (10¼ x 8"). Large margins. Small tear on right margin.
Portrait of a man, whole-length standing, turned and looking to the right, a bow behind his back. Plate 79 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
[Ref: 62842]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Interior of the] Exhibition of Modern Mexico at the Egyptian=Hall Piccadilly.
[Interior of the] Exhibition of Modern Mexico at the Egyptian=Hall Piccadilly.
Drawn & Printed by A. Aglio. 36 Newman S. Oxford S.t.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Lithograph. Sheet 190 x 310mm (7½ x 12¼"). Original binding folds, small tear repaired.
The interior of Bullock's Museum during the exhibition of artefacts from Mexico in 1824 and 1825. A fold-out illustration to the exhibition catalogue titled 'Catalogue of the Exhibition, called Modern Mexico; containing a panoramic view of the city, with specimens of the natural history of New Spain ... Now open for public inspection at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly.' The London Museum, the Egyptian Hall or Museum, or Bullock's Museum, was established at 22 Piccadilly by William Bullock (c.1773 - 1849) in 1812. By Agostino Aglio (1777 - 1857), lithographer born in Cremona, Italy who settled in England in 1803 and began working in lithography from 1809.
[Ref: 63008]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue du Mettenberg & du mont Eiger dans la vallée de Grindelwald.
Vue du Mettenberg & du mont Eiger dans la vallée de Grindelwald.
Zurich chez R. Dikenman peintre Rindermarkt 353 [n.d., c.1820].
Aquatint with fine gouache colour and gum arabic highlights. 195 x 240mm (7¾ x 9½"), with large margins. Marks in unprinted area.
A superb view of the two mountains. In the foregound are walkers and mountain goats.
[Ref: 62683]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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