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L'Adolescenza.
L'Adolescenza.
G. Zocxhi inv. F. Bartollozi Scul.
Wagner Venezia C.P.E.S. [n.d., c.1761.]
Very fine engraving, 18th century watermark. 520 x 340mm (20½ x 13½"), with large margins.
Young people, read, play a pipe and flirt among classical ruins.
[Ref: 55693]   £320.00  
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[Twelve Months.] Januarius. [&] Febuarius. [&] Martius. [etc]
[Twelve Months.] Januarius. [&] Febuarius. [&] Martius. [etc]
[Hamilton pinx. Gabrieli [& Bonato] sculp.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Set of twelve engravings. Each c.310 x 255mm (12½ x 10"). Most trimmed to plate, some with stains to edges.
A set of twelve ovals representing each month, named in Latin and with lines from Ovid, including scenes of skating, angling, a may pole, harvesting, sheep-shearing hop-picking and chopping fire wood. Engraved by Amedeo Gabrielli and Pietro Bonato. May with slight loss at top; June very small tear top centre margin; September small repaired tear left top margin and crease on left in image; December repairs in title area.
[Ref: 55633]   £2,800.00   view all images for this item
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Summer.
Summer. Now swarms the village o'er the jovial mead'...
Drawn by T. Hearne. Engraved by W. Ellis.
London: Published as the Act directs, 12 Aug. 1784, by W.m Ellis, No. 9 Gwynne's Build.gs Islington.
Etching with engraving, signed in ink by the engraver on reverse. Sheet 345 x 375mm (13½ x 14¾"). Trimmed within plate. creasing, small tear taped.
An oval harvesting scene, one of a set painted by Thomas Hearne illustrating Thomson's poem 'The Seasons'.
The BM's example (1849,0328.73) is also signed by William Ellis.
[Ref: 55668]   £320.00  
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The Evening.
The Evening. Phoebus now setting, Collin then retires...
Vangoen pinx.t. Austin sculp.t.
Sold by the Printsellers of London & Westminster [Thomas Major, c.1740, but later].
Etching with sepia wash. 275 x 365mm (10¾ x 14¼"), on wove paper. Very small tear in top right margin.
Houses at the side of a river, after Jan van Goyen. One of four plates of the times of day engraved by William Austin after Dutch masters, with 'Morning' after Anthonie Waterloo, 'Noon' by Jacob van Ruisdael, and 'Night' after Aert van der Neer.
[Ref: 55619]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Premio della virtu.
Premio della virtu.
G. Zocchi inv. F. Bartollozi Scul.
Wagner Ven.a C.P.E.S. [n.d., c.1761.]
Very fine engraving, 18th century watermark. 515 x 335mm (20¼ x 13¼"), with large margins.
'The First of Virtue'. A female angel kneels on a monument, blowing a trumpet as three figures festoon the monument with garlands. A half-naked woman with sagging breasts (a Sin?) covers her ears.
De Vesme 740.
[Ref: 55692]   £320.00  
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