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["Caller herrin"]
[Painted by J.E.Millais, R.A.][Engraved by H. Herkomer, A.R.A.][Printed by Herkomer, ARA.]
[London. Published August 1st 1882 by the Fine Art Society New Bond Street. Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1882 by M. Knoedler in The Office of the Librarian of Congress of Washington]
Rare remarque proof engraving on chine collé, with very fine impression, plate 680 x 530mm (26¾ x 20¾"), with margins. A little bit of foxing outside of image.
A young woman sits at the edge of the beach, where the grass and trees start, resting her chin on her fist and basket of fish by her side. Portraits of Millais and Herkomer below image on chine collé. Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (1829-96) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and a member of the Etching Club. Sir Hubert von Herkomer CVO RA, born as Hubert Herkomer, (1849 1914) was a Bavarian-born British painter, pioneering film-director, printmaker, draughtsman and composer. Made Ritter von Herkomer by Kaiser in 1899.
[Ref: 61197]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Coffin of Irtyru, 26th Dynasty, 600-300 BCE] Cadaver Balsamo conditum;
[Coffin of Irtyru, 26th Dynasty, 600-300 BCE] Cadaver Balsamo conditum; simul cum Loculo ferali [Greek letters] Pictura hieroglphica pulcerime insignito. Ex vetustis Ægypti Sepulchretis sublatum Londinum attulit D. Guil: Lethieullier. A.º D.º 1722.
GV [George Vertue] Sc.
Societati Antiquariæ Londonensi Georgius Vertue D.D.D. et excudit 1724.
Engraving. 350 x 460mm (13¾ x 18¼"). Trimmed into image at top.
Four illustrations of an Egyptian coffin (the front, front profile, interior and back), published in Alexander Gordon's 'An Essay Towards explaining the Hieroglyphical Figures on the Coffin of the Ancient Mummy belonging to Capt William Lethieullier'. Among the illustrations are the winged Isis, the sky goddess Nut, Anubis, and Irtyru being judged by Osiris and Thoth. Lethieullier bequeathed his mummies to the British Museum in 1756, the first they acquired. Although there were mummies in the collection of Sir Hans Sloane, the basis of the Museum, they later proved to be fake.
See BM EA6695.
[Ref: 61267]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Coffin of Irtyru, 26th Dynasty, 600-300 BCE] 3. Loculi Conspectus anterior, auctior aliquantum, quo Figuræ clarius et distinctius appareant.
[Coffin of Irtyru, 26th Dynasty, 600-300 BCE] 3. Loculi Conspectus anterior, auctior aliquantum, quo Figuræ clarius et distinctius appareant.
GV [George Vertue] Sc.
[LOndon: Society of Antiquaries 1724.]
Engraving. 360 x 220mm (14¼ x 8¾"), with large margins.
The lower half of an Egyptian coffin, identified as a man called Irtyru, published in Alexander Gordon's 'An Essay Towards explaining the Hieroglyphical Figures on the Coffin of the Ancient Mummy belonging to Capt William Lethieullier'. Among the illustrations are the winged Isis, the sky goddess Nut, Anubis, and Irtyru being judged by Osiris and Thoth. Lethieullier bequeathed his mummies to the British Museum in 1756, the first they acquired. Although there were mummies in the collection of Sir Hans Sloane, the basis of the Museum, they later proved to be fake.
See BM EA6695.
[Ref: 61268]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Front Vol XIX
Front Vol XIX
Gent Mag 1749.
Sheet 210 x 130mm (8¼ x 5"). Trimmed. Hole in right outside image.
Frontispiece to 'The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle Volume XIX for the Year M.DCC.XLIX.' A scene of a fishery inside a frame aurrounded by scientic and artistic instruments. Below on left a woman uses a a pair of compasses to draw on a piece of paper titled 'Noahs Ark'. In the centre is a stack of books labelled 'Phil Transact,' 'Shaw,' 'Essay on Redemption,' 'Codamines Journ,' 'Mem of French Ac,' 'Essay on Rope Making,' 'Middleton,' 'Voyage to America,' 'Ansons Voyage,' 'Flora Siberica,' 'Clarissa,' and 'Tom Jones.' A putti to the right points to glyphs on a piece of rubble, trying to get the attention of a man in a fur hat sitting and studying a coin.
[Ref: 61286]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Still-life with flowers in an urn.]
[Still-life with flowers in an urn.]
J. Baptiste Monnoyer Pinxit. Vauquer Sculp Privil Regis.
[n.d. c.1680.]
Scarce large etching with engraving. Sheet 670 x 470mm (26½ x 18½"). Trimmed to plate, nicks in edges, creases and surface soiling.
A large still-life of flowers in an urn on a stone wall.
[Ref: 61039]   £520.00  
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A View From Nature.
A View From Nature.
Painted by G Morland. H Schutz Sculp.
London Pub.d May 1. 1798 at R. Ackermanns Gallery. 101 Strand.
Rare engraving with fine hand colour, plate 295 x 355mm (11½ x 14"), large margins. Some surface dirt and creasing. Bit dusty.
A rustic scene; featuring a few houses settled round a church. People go about their business including a woman hauling washed clothes from the river to put on the line and a man walking with a stick and a dog. After George Morland (1762/3 - 1804), painter, especially of scenes of English rural life and picturesque landscapes.
[Ref: 61185]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Premier Partie. Les Plans et Profilz de toutes les principalles Villes et lieux considerables de France
Premier Partie. Les Plans et Profilz de toutes les principalles Villes et lieux considerables de France Ensemble les Cartes Generalles de Chascunee Provinces et Les particuliéres de Chasque gouvernement diclees Faictes par S.r Tassin Geogra.e Ordinai.re de Sa Ma.té.
[Paris, c.1636.]
Engraved titlepage with hand colour. 110 x 150mm (4¼ x 6"), with very large margins.
The engraved titlepage to an atlas of French town plans, with allegorical figures displaying the title on a banner. A compass and surveying tools are on the ground next to a naked sleeping woman.
[Ref: 61307]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Shepherd]
[The Shepherd] 26
Henry J Townsend.
H J Townsend 1850 [within plate]
Etching on chine collé, plate 120 x 115mm (4¾ x 4½"), with very large margins. Some light foxing in margins.
A shepherd sits within a rocky landscape, staring into space as he tending his flock. Plate 26 from The Etching Club's 'Etchings for the Art-Union of London by the Etching Club.' Henry Townsend (1810-1890) was one of the founding members of the Etching Club and a painter of fairy pictures and historical subjects.
[Ref: 61181]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Spring Flood.]
[The Spring Flood.]
CWC
1858.
Etching on india applied to backing sheet, 215 x 160mm (8½ x 6¼") with margins beyond the image on all sides. Early working proof impression.
A woman carries a girl across ankle deep water. A boy holding a basket and a stick looks on in concern with his dog. An early working proof impression before the covering of his intials and the date with added water, rocks and marshy looking river bank. The published version of this etching was issued by the Etching Club in 1865. Charles West Cope (1811-1890) was the founder and leader of the Etching Club.
See also 61147 for another proof.
[Ref: 61150]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Spring Flood.]
[The Spring Flood.]
CWC
1858.
Etching on india applied to backing sheet, 215 x 160mm (8½ x 6¼") with margins beyond the image on all sides. Proof.
A woman carries a girl across ankle deep water. A boy holding a basket and a stick looks on in concern with his dog. The published version of this etching was issued by the Etching Club in 1865. Charles West Cope (1811-1890) was the founder and leader of the Etching Club.
See also 61150 for another proof.
[Ref: 61147]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Temple of Diana.
Temple of Diana.
R.Brown Pinx.t. T.L Busby. Sculp.
Leigh & Son 421 Strand. [n.d. c.1830]
Very rare aquatint, with hand colour. Sheet 285 x 225mm (11¼ x 8¾" Glued to album sheet.
A view of a rotunda decorated with the goddess Diana and stag heads, situated in a wooded landscape. Richard Brown (c. 1770-1845) was a British architect, designer, draughtsman and engraver. Thomas Lord Busby (fl. 1804-1837) was a painter, etcher and humorous illustrator. Samuel Leigh was a bookseller and publisher in 19th century London working with his son James Mathews Leigh (1808 60).
[Ref: 61119]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Tabac.
Tabac.
V. Adam.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Rare lithograph. Sheet 590 x 385mm (23¾ x 15¼"). Trimmed into image top and bottom, repaired tears.
An elaborate design of a vase filled with, and surrounded by, smoking paraphernalia, including pipes, ranging from plain to exquisitely carved, and Turkish hookahs.
[Ref: 61074]   £390.00  
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