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[3 September 1843 Revolution]
[3 September 1843 Revolution] Aohnai. Le Septembre 1843.
[n.d. c.1844.]
Scarce lithograph, sheet 280 x 345mm (11 x 13½"). Repaired crease.
A view of the 3rd September 1843 Revolution; an uprising by the Hellenic Army in Athens, supported by large sections of the people, against the autocratic rule of King Otto. An army stands outside the Old Royal Palace.
[Ref: 61674]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ada]
[Ada] after nature.
V.R
1840.
Rare etching on india paper, by Queen Victoria usually gifted to visitors, plate 200 x 150mm (8 x 6"), with large margins. Foxing.
Portrait of a young Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (18351900), sitting on a rock, leaning her left hand on another and turned away from the viewer. After the pen and ink drawing by Queen Victoria (18191901) currently in the collection of the Royal Collection Trust. Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg was the daughter of Queen Victoria's elder half-sister Princess Feodora of Leiningen. Princess Adelheid, known as Ada, visited England with her mother and siblings in September 1840.
[Ref: 61625]   £480.00  
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Nicolas Boileau S.r Despreaux.
Nicolas Boileau S.r Despreaux.
A. Bouys pinx. et scul.
Se vend a Paris rue Coquillere au Tems [n.d., c.1700].
Mezzotint. 190 x 130mm (7½ x 5"). Mounted in album paper at edges. Small margins.
Head and shoulders portrait of French poet and critic Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636-1711), author of 'L'Art poétique' in 1674.
[Ref: 61635]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Ignatius a Born Eqs.
Ignatius a Born Eqs.
Henr. Fuger pinx. Vin Kininger inc. Viennae. 1790.
Rare mezzotint, sheet 375 x 290mm (14¾ x 11½"). Trimmed within plate at bottom. Small margins on 3 sides.
Oval half-length portrait of Austrian mineralogist and metallurgist, Ignaz von Born (1742-91). He is seated at desk, wearing a cloak, holding papers in his left hand, his right hand to forehead. There is a relief or painting at left featuring a four breasted woman, possibly a representation of Diana (Artemis) of Ephesus.
[Ref: 61610]   £320.00  
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Paysan de la Samogitie. Femme de la Samogitie. Paysanne de la Podolie.
Paysan de la Samogitie. Femme de la Samogitie. Paysanne de la Podolie. Paysan de Cravovie qui travaille aux mines, Juif et femme Juive de Cracovie.
n.d., c.1780.
Coloured etching. Sheet 125 x 210mm (5 x 8½").
A costume plate with two groupings of three people. On the left are a Samogitian peasant and his wife (of Lithuania) and a Podolian woman (Ukraine). On the right are a Polish miner, and a Jewish man and wife of Cracow, Poland.
[Ref: 61471]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ferrol] The Method of Delineating An Harbour.
[Ferrol] The Method of Delineating An Harbour.
Published and S. Dunn, N.º 6. Clements Inn Nov.r 9, 1774.
Engraved map, 18th century watermark. 210 x 320mm (8¼ x 12½"). Paper glued over printed border on left, original binding folds, worm holes.
A detailed chart of Ferrol Harbour, published in a guide to chart making by mathematician & cartographer Samuel Dunn (1723-94).
[Ref: 61449]   £140.00  
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[Fête de la Fédération] Serment Fédératif du 14 Juillet 1790.
[Fête de la Fédération] Serment Fédératif du 14 Juillet 1790.
Swebach Del. Le Cour sculp.
[n.d., c.1790.]
Very rare aquatint. 430 x 320mm (17 x 12½"). Narrow margins, small split in platemark, creasing.
A view of the Fête de la Fédération, a festival held to celebrate the French Revolution, with a triumphal arch and large altar in the distance where several people are proclaiming their allegiance to the Nation, the Law and (still) the King.
[Ref: 61482]   £320.00  
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[Frederick II] Serenissimo Principi Hoereditario Regni Borussiae.
[Frederick II] Serenissimo Principi Hoereditario Regni Borussiae. Friderico Guilielmo. Maxima Reverentia, dat, dictat, dedicat Julius Fridericus Knuppeln. Sedino Pomeranus. Doctor Juris et Philosophiae.
Franke pinx. Cl. Kohl fc. Viennae 1792.
Engraving, 380 x 225mm (15 x 9½"), with large margins. Repaired tear in left title.
Half portrait of Frederick II, (the great) King of Prussia (1712-86) wearing a tricorne hat and coat with decoration on the chest. Within an oval frame wreathed with oak leaves, acorns and ribon; set on a pedestal covered in objects: map, sword, plumed helmet, monocular scope or baton, books, a mirror and a portrait of a woman. The pedestal has the text 'Immortalis, Civis Nomen Ubique. Fridericus Secundus. Borussorum Rex. Triumphs Caesar. Imperio Traianus. Vita Antoninus. In Republica Gerenda Vespasianus. Philosophia Aurelius Regum Exemplum. Sine Exemplo Maximus. Unicus In Terris.'
[Ref: 61513]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Frederic II.
Frederic II.
J. C. Frisch pinx. F. Huot Sculp.
1788.
Engraving, 215 x 130mm (8½ x 5¼"), with large margins.
Head and shoulders portrait of Frederick II, (the great) King of Prussia (1712-86) facing left looking forward in coat with decoration on the chest. Johann Christoph Frisch (1738-1815) was a German painter, draughtsman and engraver. Born and lived in Berlin. A student of Christian Bernhard Rode (1725-97). Worked for Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d' Argens (1704-71).
[Ref: 61512]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Fridericus
Fridericus Rex Borussiae, Elector Brandenburgensis.
J. D. Schleuen Berlin [in pencil]
1740 [written in pencil]
Engraving, sheet 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Trimmed within plate. Repaired tears. Brown spot on cushion.
Three quarter length portrait of a young Frederick II, (the great) King of Prussia (1712-86), wearing a chest plate, holding a baton with one hand and resting his other on top of a crown that rests on a cushion before him. Similar to the full length portrait made of him by Georg Paul Busch (fl.1713-56). Johann David Schleuen (1711-74) was a German printmaker and publisher, worked together with his three sons Johann Georg (1737-1799), Johann Friedrich (1739-1784) and Johann Wilhelm (1748-1812). Schleuen largely specialised in maps and topographical views.
[Ref: 61510]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Fridericus Rex Borussiae Elector Brandeb:
Fridericus Rex Borussiae Elector Brandeb: Nat: 1712. d: 24. Jan:
Antonius Pesne Primus Pictor Regis. Deff: et grave oar J. E. Nilson. Efigiem pinxit Berol.
ce vend a Ausbourg chez l'Auteur, et a Paris chez Roffelin rue S.t Jacques a l'hotel Saumer. [n.d. c.1752-1786]
Engraving, 220 x 155mm (8¾ x 6¼"). Small margins. Small wormhole left margin.
Half length portrait of Frederick II, (the great) King of Prussia (1712-86) within an oval inscribed 'O quantum tibi nominis paratur...' He wears a brocaded coat with decoration on chest, sash and hat and holds a staff or baton in his hand. The oval has laurel wreath decoration; letter R and crown haloed by the sun; angel playing trumpet at top left; the image is flanked by several figures, some allegorical, representing his various traits and achievements with a large Prussian coat of arms below.
[Ref: 61511]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ziethen sitzend vor seinem König 1785][in pencil]
[Ziethen sitzend vor seinem König 1785][in pencil] [&][Key plate]
[Chodowiecki][in pencil]
Engraving, sheet 380 x 480mm (15 x 19"). Trimmed within plate and glued to backing sheet, with very scarce keyplate.
One of a pair of scenes from the life of Fredrick the Great. During an audience with his generals Frederick ordered a chair to be brought for the 85-year-old Hans Joachim von Zieten, telling him to sit; when von Zieten refuses to sit in the presence of his monarch, Frederick forces him by threatening to leave. With key plate explaining key figures in the scene.
See 33687 for rare proof.
[Ref: 61706]   £750.00   view all images for this item
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Die neue Borse in Hamburg, eingeweiht am 2ten und 4ten December 1841.
Die neue Borse in Hamburg, eingeweiht am 2ten und 4ten December 1841.
Nach der Natur gez. gedr. und verlegt o P. Suhr in Hamburg.
[n.d. c.1845]
Rare lithograph with hand colouring. Sheet 335 x 490mm (13¼ x 19¼"). Small tears in margin repaired. Some very light staining.
A view of the "New Stock Exchange" building on the Adolphsplatz, with various pedestrians and carriages passing by.
[Ref: 61500]   £320.00  
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[Pair of portraits of Isabella van Asche and Justus van Meerstraeten]
[Pair of portraits of Isabella van Asche and Justus van Meerstraeten] EFFIGIES DOM:AE ISABELLAE VAN ASSCHE, UXORIS AMP: VIRI, DNI IUSTI DE MERSTRATEN, DUM VIVERET, SYNDICI URBIS BRUXELLENSIS. [&] EFFIGIES AMP: VIRI DNI IUSTI DE MERSTRATEN, DUM VIVERET, SYNDICI URBIS BRUXELLENSIS.
Ant: van Dyck pinxit. IFLeonart fecit Bruxell.
[n.d. c.1680]
Pair of mezzotints, sheets 375 x 290mm (14¾ x 11½"). Isabella trimmed within plate, creasing, Meerstraten fine with large margins, on 17th century watermarked paper, both tipped into album sheets at sides.
Three-quarter length portraits of Jurist and prominent member of the Brussels magistracy, Justus van Meerstraeten (d.1639) and his wife Isabella van Asche (fl.1636).
[Ref: 61609]   £480.00   view all images for this item
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Georg Augustin Kevenhüller Freÿher. zu Aichelberg [...]
Georg Augustin Kevenhüller Freÿher. zu Aichelberg [...] Natus 1612. Denatus 1652.
Michael Fennitzer F:
[n.d., c.1652.]
Mezzotint. 225 x 155mm (8¾ x 6"). Mounted in album paper at sides. Small margins.
Georg Augustin Freiherr von Khevenhüller-Aichelberg (1615-53), Austrian soldier.
[Ref: 61621]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Jürgen Elert Kruse.
Jürgen Elert Kruse. verordneter Schulhalter zu St. Nicoldi in Hamburg, gebohren daselbst A: 1709. d. 27 November.
T.F. Stein Pinx 1765. J.C.G. Fritzsch sc 1770.
[Hamburg, , c.1782.]
Engraving. Sheet 210 x 170mm (8¼ x 6¾"). Trimmed within plate on three sides, affecting artist's inscription.
A portrait of German academic Jürgen Elert Kruse (1709-75, the frontispiece to his 'Allgemeiner und besonders Hamburgischer Contorist'.
[Ref: 61362]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Mariae Elizabethae, D.G Ducj Sax. JuL.
Mariae Elizabethae, D.G Ducj Sax. JuL. Cciviae Et Monj. Angar. et Westph. Etc. Natae Lantgr Hass. Princ. Hirst. Etc. Etc. hanc ejus imaginem a se factam humillime offert. Petrus Schenk.
Pet Schenk fec. et exe. Amsteld Cum Privil.
[n.d. c.1700]
Very fine mezzotint, 235 x 175mm (9¼ x 6¾"). Thread margins. Tipped into album sheet at sides.
Three-quarter length portrait of Marie Elisabeth of Hesse-Darmstadt (1656-1715). She wears a court dress, a fur lined cape secured with a jewelled chain, and a feather headress. She holds a flower in her right hand and dress with the other. She is against a natural landscape featuring a rocky backdrop and woods in the background. On 1 March 1676 in Darmstadt, she married Henry, Duke of Saxe-Römhild, who at the time of the marriage ruled Saxe-Gotha jointly with his six brothers. In 1680, they divided the country and Henry became the Duke of Saxe-Römhild.
[Ref: 61615]   £360.00  
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Dernieres Paroles de Mirabeau.
Dernieres Paroles de Mirabeau.
Dessiné par Antoiné Borel. Gravé par Delaunay le Jeane.
A Paris chez l'Auteur rue S.t Jacques près la Place du Panthéon Français N.º 122 [n.d., c.1791].
Engraving, 18th century watermark. Sheet 400 x 255mm (15¾ x 10"). Trimmed within plate on three sides, small tear in right edge, ink collector's stamp in inscription area on right.
An allegorical scene of the last words of the Count of Mirabeau (1749-91), with the statesman dying in the arms of France, with Death standing above.
Collector's stamp of Jean-Louis Soulavie (1752-1813), Lugt L1533.
[Ref: 61531]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Prince Joseph Ponlatowsky.
Le Prince Joseph Ponlatowsky.
Peint par Joseph Grassi. Grave par Jean Pichler.
[n.d. c.1790's]
Rare mezzotint, 18th century watermark, sheet 375 x 290mm (14¾ x 11½"), margins on 3 sides. Trimmed within plate at bottom.
Half-length portrait of Prince Józef Antoni Poniatowski (17631813) in an oval against a brick landscape. He wears a coat with decoration on his chest, a cravat and he leans against his sword. Prince Józef Antoni Poniatowski was a Polish minister of war and army chief, who became a Marshal of the French Empire during the Napoleonic Wars. He earned the nickname 'The Polish Bayard.'
[Ref: 61605]   £390.00  
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[Benjamin Priolo] Benjaminus Priolus.
[Benjamin Priolo] Benjaminus Priolus. Santo Juliani F. Eques Venetus.
C. le Febre Pin. N. Pitau Sculp 1663.
Rare engraving. Sheet 210 x 160mm (8¼ x 6¼"). Trimmed within plate, collector's ink stamp in lower right corner. Central crease not visible from front.
Portrait of French historian Benjamin Priolo (1602-67), wearing hat and buttoned tunic, sitting at a desk and writing with a quill. He is best known for 'The history of France under the ministry of Cardinal Mazarine'.
[Ref: 61361]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Santorini] A View of the Bay of Santerini, with a Burning-Island, which lately rose out of the Sea.
[Santorini] A View of the Bay of Santerini, with a Burning-Island, which lately rose out of the Sea.
Gent. Mag. April 1770.
Engraved map. 185 x 110mm (7¼ x 4¼"). Trimmed to plate on right. Time staining.
A map of Santorini (Thera), with a new volcanic island.
[Ref: 61416]   £130.00  
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[Eliezer Shahamir]
[Eliezer Shahamir] [Lettered below image with four lines in Armenian dated 1758]
London 1790.
Very scarce engraving with stipple, 455 x 350mm (18 x 13¾"), with margins. Slightly dirty. Repaired tears.
A rare half length portrait of Armenian apothecary Eliezer Shahamir (1758-87), wearing tall triangular hat. In an oval within a rectangle; trading apparatus below. He was born in Madras, India, to a wealthy Armenian family; he is the youngest son of merchant Aga Shahamir (1723-97).
[Ref: 61515]   £580.00  
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Hans Carl L.B.
Hans Carl L.B. de Thungen S.C.M. Gen. Camp. Maresch. Excellentiae sua D.D. Humillin, Servus Christoph: Weigel.
E.C Heiss excud. Aug Vin. Cum Priv. S. C. Majest.
[n.d. c.1700]
Rare mezzotint, 320 x 215mm (12½ x 8½"), with margins. Laid down on Album sheet. Slightly damaged and foxed.
Half-length portrait of Austrian Imperial Field Marshal, Johann Carl Thüngen (1648-1709). He wears a cravat, armour, sash and his right eye is covered. He is within an oval frame with a crest surrounded by swords, guns, cannons and balls.
[Ref: 61616]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Wrestlers] Letteurs Suisses.
[Wrestlers] Letteurs Suisses.
D'apres le modèle d'Abart. Grave par F. Hegi.
à Basle dhez Birman & Fils [n.d., c.1830].
Aquatint. Sheet 340 x 250mm (13½ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate, creasing at top.
A pair of wrestlers grabbing each other's pants. The wrestlers are drawn from a sculpture by South Tyrolean Franz Abart (1769-1863).
[Ref: 61399]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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