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England.
England.
Drawn by R.K. Porter. Engraved by W. Barnard.
Pub.d March 12 1800 by W. Barnard, No. 1 Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy Square London.
Mezzotint with hand colour. 455 x 400mm (18 x 15¾"), with large margins. Tear touching plate mark, laid on card.
A young milk-maid walking along a country path holding a milk pail against her hip and carrying her stool. One of a set of four allegories of the four nations that became the United Kingdom later in the month of publication.
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd.
[Ref: 49978]   £320.00  
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2. Dialectica.
2. Dialectica.
[n.d., c.1600.]
Etching. Sheet 160 x 85mm (6¼ x 3½"). Trimmed to printed border.
A female allegorical figure representing Dialectics or Logic, one of a series of the Seven Liberal Arts. She stands on a plinth, a scroll in one hand and the scales with which she weighs arguments in the other.
[Ref: 49774]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Piety.] Bombycem Pietas, vestemque exusa fluentem...
[Piety.] Bombycem Pietas, vestemque exusa fluentem...
Abloemaert Invent. W. Swanenburg Sculp. et exc. MDCX.
Nic. Visscher J. exc. P. Schenk Iunior Exc. [c.1730.]
Engraving. Sheet: 260 x 195mm (10¼ x 7¾''). Trimmed. Light staining in edges.
A classical scene showing a young woman surrounded by symbols of the bible, with the ten commandments. Her foot rests on the head of cupid who lied in a bag of gold. An allegory for piety. First published in 1610 by Willem van Swanenburg, this is a later edition published by Pieter Schenk II (1700-1750) c. 1730. It also includes the publication line of Nicolaes Visscher II (1647-1702) who published an edition at the end of the 17th century.
[Ref: 49681]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Misericordia et Veritas Obiaverunt Sibi Iustitia Et Pax Os.
Misericordia et Veritas Obiaverunt Sibi Iustitia Et Pax Os.
Horatio Samachini In.
[1580.]
Engraving. Sheet: 285 x 215mm (11¼ x 8½''). Trimmed, paper tone, edges damaged. Laid on album sheet top. Very damaged.
An allegorical scene telling of Psalm 84, the psalm of David. Misercordia, on the left, is shown feeding four children, Truth sits on the right holding an open book. Behind them Justice stands holding her scales and embracing Peace. Engraved by Agostino Carracci after Orazio Samacchini. The second state: the date 1579 has been changed to 1580.
[Ref: 49742]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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[Vanity.] Aspice qui quaeris misera compendia vitae...
[Vanity.] Aspice qui quaeris misera compendia vitae...
Abloemert Inven: 1608. Wswaenbureb sculp.
Razet divulg. Clemendt de Jonge Excudit [c. 1660.]
Engraving. Sheet: 260 x 195mm (10¼ x 7¾''). Trimmed. Light staining in edges.
A classical scene showing a young woman surrounded by treasures with a peacock behind her, the scene is an allegory of vanity. First published in 1608, this is a later edition published by Clement de Jonghe c.1660.
[Ref: 49680]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Vanity.] Bullatas nugas, sumosaque guadia mundi...
[Vanity.] Bullatas nugas, sumosaque guadia mundi...
Abloemaert Inventor. W. Swanenb. sculp et. exe. An.o 1611.
[c.1730.]
Engraving. Sheet: 260 x 195mm (10¼ x 7¾''). Trimmed. Light staining in edges.
An allegorical scene showing a young woman blowing bubbles, surrounded by gold and treasure. First published in 1611 by Willem van Swanenburg, this is a later edition published by Pieter Schenk II (1700-1750) c. 1730.
[Ref: 49682]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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