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Coiffure du grand gout Pour le presente Année. Ridiculous taste or the Ladies absurdity.
Coiffure du grand gout Pour le presente Année. Ridiculous taste or the Ladies absurdity. De l'Heureuse Invention de Monsieur Catogan.
[n.d., c.1760.]
Rare etching. Sheet 285 x 205mm (11¼ x 8"). Trimmed within plate, laid on decorative French mount.
One barber uses a ladder to reach the top of a woman's monstrous wig, as another uses a sextant to guide him. 'The happy invention of Monsieur Catogan' was the ribbon used by General William Cadogan (1st Earl Cadogan) to fix his long hair back. It was known in France as a catogan, which also became the word for any hairstyle that raised the hair from the nape of the neck.
[Ref: 51830]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Catherine Winstanley.]
[Catherine Winstanley.]
Hamlet Winstanley Pinxit. I. Faber fecit.
Printed for Tho.s Bowles in St. Paul's Church Yard, & Jn.o Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill. [n.d., c.1750.]
Mezzotint. 375 x 255mm (14¾ x 10"), with wide margins.
A portrait of Mrs. Catherine Winstanley, seated in a landscape, a sketchbook open on her lap. It was published as a pair to a self-portrait of her husband, the painter Hamlet Winstanley, whose monogram 'HW' is inscribed below the image.
CS 389, state ii of ii.
[Ref: 51810]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[A woman hunter riding side-saddle.]
[A woman hunter riding side-saddle.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Rare lithograph, partial hand colour. 110 x 150mm (4¼ x 6").
[Ref: 51941]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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{Woman in winter dress, with muff.]
{Woman in winter dress, with muff.]
Collet inv.t et del. C. Grignon sculp.
[London: Robert Sayer, c.1770?]
Etching. Sheet 200 x 135mm (8 x 5¼"). Trimmed within plate, losing publisher's inscription.
[Ref: 51966]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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The Wooden Leg or Careful Landlady.
The Wooden Leg or Careful Landlady.
Tho.s Tegg No.111 Cheapside. [n.d., c.1809].
Handcoloured etching 250 x 350mm (10 x 13¾"). Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A scene in which a shortsighted landlady attempts to remove a lodger's wooden leg mistaking it for a warming pan.
BM Satire 11466.
[Ref: 51847]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Zodiaque.
Le Zodiaque.
Peint par Faléro.
Imprimé & Publié par Boussod, Valadon & C.ie, Editeurs successeurs de Goupil & C.ie, Le 1.er 8.bre 1885 _ Paris_Londres_La Haye.
Photogravure. 400 x 575mm.
Luis Ricardo Faléro (1851 - 1896), born in Granada, Spain, settled in London in the 1880s, dying there in 1896 at the age of 45. He specialised in the female nude in a mythological or fantasy setting.
[Ref: 7231]   £620.00  
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