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[Cottage landscape]
[Cottage landscape]
Gainsborough. [by Thomas Rowlandson].
[n.d. c.1788]
Soft ground etching with aquatint. Plate 280 x 380mm (11 x 15"), with large margins. Lightly time stained. Small stain/abrasion in tree to left.
A wooded landscape with figures at the door of a cottage at right, a rowing boat on a river seen through the trees at left. After a drawing by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-88). From the series by Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827) 'Imitations of Modern Drawings.'
Hayes 667. John Hayes 'Gainsborough as Printmaker,' p85.
[Ref: 59213]   £350.00  
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[Shore scene with cattle.]
[Shore scene with cattle.]
Gainsborough. [Thomas Rowlandson].
[n.d. c.1788]
Soft ground etching with aquatint. Plate 250 x 355mm (10 x 14"), with large margins. Time stained. Small crease in image near bottom right. Central vertical backboard stain.
A landscape with cattle in the foreground, boats in shallow water behind at right. After a drawing by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-88) in the BM collection. From the series by Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827) 'Imitations of Modern Drawings.'
Hayes 728; Gg,3.391.
[Ref: 59211]   £350.00  
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The Sarcophagus of Galen the Physcian of Pergamus, where the celebrated Barbarini, or Portland Vase, was discovered [...]
The Sarcophagus of Galen the Physcian of Pergamus, where the celebrated Barbarini, or Portland Vase, was discovered [...]
T. Windus F.S.A. Direxit. Dean & Co. Lith.
[London: W. Pickering for the Author, 1845.]
Lithograph. Sheet 170 x 240mm (6¾ x 9½"). Crease in top left corner.
A sketch of a sarcophagus in the Capitoline Museum, with the Portland Vase drawn to scale on either side. An illustration from 'A New Elucidation of the Subjects on the Celebrated Portland Vase, Formerly Called the Barberini, and the Sarcophagus in which it was Discovered' by Thomas Windus. If Windus's theory is to believed the vase would have been at least 150 years old at the time of Galen's death.
[Ref: 59160]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sculpture] The Osprey, or Fishing Eagle, taken in Lord Melbourne's Park, at Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire in 1786.
[Sculpture] The Osprey, or Fishing Eagle, taken in Lord Melbourne's Park, at Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire in 1786. One of the Wings was almost cut off in seizing it: M.rs Damer was present, and caught the Idea in that moment of its rage.
James Roberts del. Portrait Painter to his Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence. John Jones sculp.
Publish'd as the Act directs, June 26, 1790 by James Roberts, Hogarth's Passage, Oxford; and J. Jones, No 75 Great Portland Street, London.
Stipple. Sheet 345 x 250mm (13½ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate.
An engraving of a sculpture by Mrs Anne Seymour Damer (1749-1828), published in the rare work 'A Series of Engravings from the Works of The Hon. Anne Damer'. She gave this sculpture to Horace Walpole who displayed it at Strawberry Hill. Damer was an honorary exhibitor at the Royal Academy 1784-1818. Walpole described her as a 'female genius'.
[Ref: 59171]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Schola Italica Picturae
Schola Italica Picturae sive Selectae Quaedam Summorum e Schola Italica Pictorum Tabulae Aere Incisae Cura et Impensis Gavini Hamilton Pictoris. Romae MDCCLXXIII.
Michelang. Bonarotti pinxit. Jospeh Perini sculp. Romæ 1771.
Engraved titlepage, very fine with large margins. 560 x 350mm (22 x 13¾").
Gavin Hamilton (1723-98) was a Scottish painter, archaeologist, and antiquary, best known for commencing the excavations of Hadrian's Villa, outside Rome. This work contaned engravings after the Italian masters, including Michelangelo, da Vinci, Raphael & Caravaggio.
[Ref: 35000]   £360.00  
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Feste Bacchique. [&] La Balanceuse. [&] Partie de Chasse. [&] Le May.
Feste Bacchique. [&] La Balanceuse. [&] Partie de Chasse. [&] Le May.
Watteau Pinxit. 1. J. Moyreau Sculp [&] 2. Le Bas Sculp [&] 3. G. Scotin Sculp [&] 4. P Aveline Sculp
a Paris chez Gersaint M.d Pont N.D. et chez Suruque graveur du Roy Rüe [Ruë] des Noyers Avec Privilege du Roy. [n.d. c.1730.]
Set of four copper engravings. circa 600 x 355mm (23¼ x 14"). Some repairs.
Four wonderful decorative engravings after Jean Antoine Watteau (1684 - 1721). Four representations of high society of the 18th Century: drinking, leisure and hunting.
[Ref: 9351]   £950.00   view all images for this item
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