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Britannia directing Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture to address themselves to Royal Munificence, who receives, and offers them, protection and rewards.
Britannia directing Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture to address themselves to Royal Munificence, who receives, and offers them, protection and rewards.
G.B. Cipriani Inven.t. W.W. Ryland Fecit.
Published Aug. 18. 1779 at No.159 Strand, London.
Rare & fine stipple engraving printed in red, plate 250 x 225mm (9¾ x 8 ¾") with large margins. Several creases, small tears on margins.
Britannia sits to the left with a lion at her feet, wearing the aegis of Minerva with the Gorgon’s head in the middle. She points at Royal Munificence, enthroned on a plinth inscribed 'Royal Acade of Arts Instituted MDCCLXVIII', who directs three female figures to right with her left arm: Painting seated with panel and brush looking back over her shoulder at Architecture who holds up a plan, and Sculpture, who holds a chisel and hammer.
Lettered state.
[Ref: 58905]   £420.00  
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Q 11. Le Théatre. [&] Q 12. La Comedy.
Q 11. Le Théatre. [&] Q 12. La Comedy.
Huquier ex.
A Paris chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne C.P.R. [n.d., c.1760].
A pair of rare etchings, pt 18th century watermark. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½") very large margins. Mint
A pair of rococo designs, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58939]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[The Four Continents.]
[The Four Continents.] A. 1. L'Europe. [&] A 2. L'Asie. [&] A 3. L'Affrique. [&] A 4. L'Amerique.
Huquier ex.
AParis chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne [n.d., c.1760].
Set of four rare etchings. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"), large margins. Slight staining in margins.
Four rococo designs, each representing a continent, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58930]   £600.00   view all images for this item
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La Contrariete.
La Contrariete. Q.5
Huquier ex.
[A Paris chez Huquier rue des Mathurins près celle de Sorbonne. C.P.R.] [n.d., c.1760.]
Rare etching. Plate 165 x 110mm (6½ x 4½"), with large margins.
A rococo design, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772), representing contrariety with a fountain, a fire, bellows, wheels and a lobster.
[Ref: 59102]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Four Elements.]
[The Four Elements.] M. 5. Le Feu. [&] M 6. L'Eau. [&] M 7. L'Air. [&] M 8. La Terre.
Huquier ex.
[A Paris chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne C.P.R.] [n.d., c.1760.]
Set of four rare etchings. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"), large margins.
Four rococo designs, each representing an element, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58932]   £600.00   view all images for this item
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[Allegory of the Four Continents.] Minerva instructing Britannia in the Science of Geography:
[Allegory of the Four Continents.] Minerva instructing Britannia in the Science of Geography: In the Foreground are allegorically represented the four Quarters of the World [...]
Designed by W.H. Brown. Engraved by R. Woodman.
Printed for C. Cook 1801.]
Rare stipple. Sheet 225 x 175mm (8¾ x 7"). Trimmed within plate.
Allegorical figures of the Four Continents, with Minerva and Britannia behind in a roundel within a border featuring Neptune and the names of maritime explorers including Anson, Drake and Cook.
[Ref: 58732]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A 11. La Vie. [&] A 12. La Mort.
A 11. La Vie. [&] A 12. La Mort.
Huquier ex.
[A Paris chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne C.P.R.] [n.d., c.1760].
A pair of rare etchings, pt 18th century watermark. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½") very large margins. Mint.
A pair of rococo designs representing Life and Death, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58940]   £300.00   view all images for this item
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[12 Months of the Year.]
[12 Months of the Year.] L 1 [-12].
Huquier ex.
A Paris chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne. C.P.R. [n.d., c.1760.]
Set of twelve fine & rare etchings. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"). One narrow margin on each plate, otherwise large margins. Mint.
Twelve rococo designs, each with a zodiac sign. Engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58927]   £1,900.00   view all images for this item
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[The Four Seasons.]
[The Four Seasons.] M. 1. Le Printemps. [&] M 2. L'Eté. [&] M 3. L'Automne. [&] M 4. L'.Hiver.
Huquier ex.
AParis chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne C.P.R. [n.d., c.1760.]
Set of four rare etchings, pt 18th century watermark. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"), large margins.
Four rococo designs, each representing a season, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58931]   £600.00   view all images for this item
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Aestas.
Aestas. Sole niter tellus, formosa messibus aestas ridet, et algentes ore petuntur acquae.
Cum privileg. Bassan pinx. IS scalp.
[n.d. c.1580.]
Engraving, watermark, sheet 215 x 280mm (8½ x 11"). Trimmed to plate. Central tears on top and bottom edge going into image, stains on inscription area.
A summer landscape with a shepherd and a boy shearing lambs and a woman and three children eating in the foreground, harvest scene in the middle ground with farmers cutting wheat on the left, while others load a bull-driven cart with sheaves in the centre, and three farmers threshing the cereals next to a barn at right. A village and hills are visible in the background. This is one of ‘Four Seasons’, a series of four allegorical plates showing the seasons after Bassano, engraved by Jan Sadeler c.1580.
Hollstein: 507.
[Ref: 58985]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Five Senses.]
[Five Senses.] N 1. Le Toucher. [&] N 2. L'Ouie. [&] N 3. L'Odorat. [&] N 4. Le Gout. [&] N 5. La Vüe.
Huquier ex.
A Paris chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne. C.P.R. [n.d., c.1760.]
Set of five rare etchings. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"). Mint.
Five rococo designs, each representing a sense, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58928]   £750.00   view all images for this item
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[Seven Deadly Sins.]
[Seven Deadly Sins.] N 6. L'Orgueil. [&] N 7. L'Avarice. [&] N 8. Luxure. [&] N 9. L'Envie. [&] N 10. Le Gormandise. [&] N 11. L'Ire. [&] N 12 la Paresse.
Huquier ex.
AParis chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne. C.P.R. [n.d., c.1760.]
Set of seven rare etchings. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"), large margins.
Seven rococo designs, each representing a deadly sin, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58929]   £700.00   view all images for this item
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[The Four Times of Day.]
[The Four Times of Day.] M. 9. Le Matin. [&] M 10. Le Midi. [&] M 11. Le Soir. [&] M 12. La Nuit.
Huquier ex.
[A Paris chez Huquier rue des Mathurins à côté de celle de Sorbonne C.P.R.] [n.d., c.1760.]
Set of four rare etchings. 165 x 115mm (6½ x 4½"), large margins. Mint.
Four rococo designs, each representing times of day, engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772).
[Ref: 58933]   £600.00   view all images for this item
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T'Gevoel. [Touch.]
T'Gevoel. [Touch.] 5.
ABoth. Inven. IBoth. Fecit.
[n.d. c.1630.]
Etching, plate 220 x 170mm (8¾ x 6¾"). Trimmed to plate. Repaired nicks and tears on edges, small tear going into image on left edge.
Street scene with people looking on as a quack pulls out a man's tooth, with a pilgrim standing in the foreground on the left. From a series of five scenes after Andries Both of people engaged in activities associated with the respective sense.
Hollstein: 15.III. Bartsch: V.213.15.
[Ref: 59001]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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