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[Fernando Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel, 3rd Duke of Alba]
[Fernando Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel, 3rd Duke of Alba]
[n.d., 1584.]
Engraving. 170 x 140mm (6¾ x 5½"). Trimmed to plate, laid on album paper.
A half-length portrait in armour of Fernando Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel (1507-82), 3rd Duke of Alba, famed for his role as Spanish Governor of the Netherlands during the Dutch Revolt and the Eighty Years' War.
[Ref: 62421]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Ordinanza nella quale si fermarono il Ser.mo Princ.pe le squadre de caval.ri,
Ordinanza nella quale si fermarono il Ser.mo Princ.pe le squadre de caval.ri, ed i carri delle Deità Interno almonte d'Atlante nella Festra a Cavallo Rappre.ta. Per le Reali Noze dell A.S.S. Nel Teatro Cong.to al Pala.zo del S.G.D.
S.D. Bella 1661.
Etching, 17th century watermark. Sheet 280 x 435mm (11 x 17"). Trimmed close to image.
An elaborate tournament held in the amphitheatre of the Giardino di Boboli, behind the Medici's Pitti Palace. Top left is the Forte di Belvedere.
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray
[Ref: 62142]   £490.00  
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Jeune Grec.
Jeune Grec.
Printed by Kohler & Co., 22, Denmark S.t Soho.
London J. M.cCormick, 147 Strand [n.d., c.1830].
Coloured lithograph with fine fresh hand colour. Sheet 340 x 265mm (13¼ x 10½").
Young Greek man turned to left, carrying a drapery over his right shoulder, wearing turban and embroidered waistcoat over stripped shirt. Detail from a painting by Baron François Gérard (1770 - 1837).
[Ref: 62340]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Lake Como and Villa d'Este.]
[Lake Como and Villa d'Este.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Fine gouache. Sheet 155 x 205mm (6 x 8"). Trimmed to image.
A close copy of the view of Lake Como by G. Castellini for Francesco Bernucca's 'Viaggio pittorico e storico ai tre laghi Maggiore, di Lugano, e Como', c.1818. It is painted on the back of a part lithographic portrait.
[Ref: 62406]   £450.00  
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Lake of Como.
Lake of Como.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Fine gouache, titled in ink at top. Sheet 150 x 190mm (6 x 7½"). Tear taped, some scuffing, stain along right edge.
A well-executed and colourful scene.
[Ref: 62405]   £380.00  
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Lake of Como.
Lake of Como.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Fine gouache, titled in ink at top. Sheet 150 x 190mm (6 x 7½"). Stains at top and right edges.
A well-executed and colourful scene.
[Ref: 62407]   £480.00  
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Lake Maggiore.
Lake Maggiore.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Gouache, titled in ink at top, Stamp of C. Rastrelli Geneva verso. Sheet 165 x 250mm (6½ x 9¾"). Trimmed to image.
A well-executed and colourful scene of the island palaces, with a steamer on the lake.
[Ref: 62408]   £480.00  
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[Vilnius] Wilna I. [pencil]
[Vilnius] Wilna I. [pencil]
Fred. A. Farrell.
[n.d., c.1925.]
Etching, limited edition 21/50, signed in pencil, and publisher's blindstamps. 295 x 230mm (11¼ x 9"), large margins. Faint mount burn.
A courtyard in winter, with leafless trees. Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital, is known for its baroque architecture. Frederick Arthur Farrell (1882-1935), a Scottish self-taught etcher & watercolourist, was the official artist with the 51st Highlanders during the First World War.
[Ref: 62311]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Louis XI]
[Louis XI]
Matheus fecit.
[n.d., c.1680.]
Engraving. Sheet 195 x 145mm (7¾ x 5¾"). Trimmed within plate.
A full length portrait of Louis XI (1423-83), standing before a table on which is a small clock. Through the window are two figures with armies meeting, probably a reference to the Treaty of Picquigny, in which Louis paid Edward IV a large sum of money to withdraw his army away from France and renounce English claims to Normandy and other French lands, thus ending the Hundred Years' War.
[Ref: 62151]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Departure of Matthias I from the Netherlands.]
[The Departure of Matthias I from the Netherlands.] Dess Durchleuchttichsten Ertzhertzogen Mattheis Q. von den Niderlanden außzug.
[engraved by Frans Hogenberg]
[Cologne, n.d., c.1581.]
Engraving, 16th century watermark; 215 x 280mm (8½ x 7"). Top edge with tears entering plate taped.
Matthias (1557-1619) was invited to become Governor-General of the Spanish Netherlands in 1578 by the rebelling Dutch, against the will of his uncle, Spanish king Phillip II. He left the county when the Seventeen Provinces declared themselves a republic in 1581; he ruled as Holy Roman Emperor from 1612 to 1619, during this time the imperial capital moved from Prague to Vienna. From the 'Geschichtsblätter' (history sheets) published by Franz and Abraham Hogenberg between 1570 and 1610.
[Ref: 62292]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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A Modern Greek.
A Modern Greek.
London J. M.cCormick, 147 Strand [n.d., c.1830].
Coloured lithograph, with very fine fresh colour. Sheet 340 x 265mm (13¼ x 10½"). Slight soiling.
A portrait of a Greek man in a richly embroidered dress.
[Ref: 62339]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Frontespizio della Istoria Romana incisa all'acqua Forte, da Bartolomeo Pinelli Romano 1818.
Frontespizio della Istoria Romana incisa all'acqua Forte, da Bartolomeo Pinelli Romano 1818. In mezzo alle rovine del Foro, Roma mi apparve nella sua maestrosa dignità, e grandezza.
Pinelli inv. e inc.
[Rome, 1819.]
Etching. 315 x 425mm (12½ x 16¾"), with large margins.
The artist, Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835), stands in the Roman Forum, with a figure of Rome holding a shield decorated with Romulus and Remus sucking the she-wolf. This was the frontispiece to Pinelli's series of 100 plates illustrating the the history of Republican Rome, as told in Charles Rollin's 'Istoria Romana'.
[Ref: 62145]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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A View of S.t Martins Church, Also of the Arch of Septimus Severus, through which the Roman Generals marched in their triumphs to the Capitol.
A View of S.t Martins Church, Also of the Arch of Septimus Severus, through which the Roman Generals marched in their triumphs to the Capitol.
Piranesi delin.t. Bowles Sculp.
Printed for Robert Wilkinson 58 Cornhill & Bowles & Carver, 69 St. Paul's Church Yard. [n.d. c.1800]
Engraving with hand colour. 275 x 425mm (10¾ x 16¾"), large margins.
A view of the Arch of Septimus Severus in the Roman Forum, still half-buried. To the left is the Colonna di Foca (Phocas); to the right is the Chiesa Santi Luca e Martina. A copy of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's ''Arco di Settimio Severo'', 1759.
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray.
[Ref: 62131]   £320.00  
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Rome in it's Original Splendor. Rome dans Sa Splendeur Ancienne.
Rome in it's Original Splendor. Rome dans Sa Splendeur Ancienne. 1 An Egyptian Obelisk. 2 The Senate House. 3 A Triumphal Arch. 4 A Column Erected to Augustus. 5 The Temple of Fortune. 6 A Temple Dedicated to Jove ye Thunderer.
Printed for Whittle & Laurie N.º 53 Fleet Street _ Bowles & Carver N.º 69 S.t Pauls Church Yard. & _ Robert Wilkinson _ 125 Fenchurch Street.
Coloured engraving. 280 x 390mm (11 x 15¼"), large margins. Tear through title into plate repaired; top left corner extensively repaired, with mss. fill. Damaged.
An imaginary view of classical Rome.
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray
[Ref: 62133]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Rome in it's Original Splendor. Rome dans Sa Splendeur Ancienne.
Rome in it's Original Splendor. Rome dans Sa Splendeur Ancienne. 1 the Temple of Vesta. 2 Virgins going to Sacrifice. 3 The Imperial Palace. 4 A Fountain of Medicinal Water. 5 The Arch of Trajan. 6 The Tomb of Cestus.
Printed for Robert Wilkinson _ 125 Fenchurch Street _ Whittle & Laurie 53 Fleet Street & Bowles & Carver N.º 69 S.t Pauls Church Yard.
Coloured engraving, J. Whatman 1816 watermark; 280 x 390mm (11 x 15¼"), with very large margins. Small tear in margin, some paper tone.
An imaginary view of classical Rome.
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray
[Ref: 62134]   £320.00  
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Ruins of Ancient Rome ~ Ruines de l'Ancienne Rome. The Amphitheatre ~ The Remains of the Senatorial Bridge.
Ruins of Ancient Rome ~ Ruines de l'Ancienne Rome. The Amphitheatre ~ The Remains of the Senatorial Bridge. 6.
G.P. Pannini Pinx.t. J.S.Austin [William Austin] Sculp.t.
Printed for Bowles & Carver N.º 69 in St. Psul's Church Yard _ Whittle & Laurie 53 Fleet Street, & _ Robert Wilkinson _ 125 Fenchurch Street [n.d, c. 1815].
Engraving with fine hand colouring, 280 x 390mm (11 x 15¼"), large margins. Paper lightly toned.
A composite view of the Tiber, with several ruined Roman buildings, including the Colosseum and the three arches of the Ponte Rotto. From a series of ten plates engraved by William Austin (c.1733-1820) after Giovanni Paolo Pannini (c.1691-1765).
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray.
[Ref: 62130]   £320.00  
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[Rome] Urbis Romae Veteris ac Modernae Accurata Delineatio.
[Rome] Urbis Romae Veteris ac Modernae Accurata Delineatio.
edita â Joh: Bapt: Homann S.C.M. Geographo Norimbergae. [n.d., c.1720].
Engraved map with original hand colour. 495 x 585mm (19½ x 23"). Wormhole and toning at centre fold, split at botton; tears in margin.
A detailed map of Ancient Rome decoratedwith figures representing the Catholic Church.
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray.
[Ref: 62178]   £580.00  
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The Church of St. Peter at Rome.
The Church of St. Peter at Rome. L'Eglise de St. Pierre a Rome. 1.
[Engraved by Thomas Bowles]
London Printed for Bowles & Carver, 69 St. Paul's Church Yard [n.d. c.1800].
Engraving with hand colour. 275 x 425mm (10¾ x 16¾"), with large margins.
View of St Peter's Square, Vatican City, Rome from Via della Conciliazone; figures in the square, a small procession on the steps in front of the basilica.
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray
[Ref: 62132]   £320.00  
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[Salzburg] Prospectus Elegantiores Splendidissimae Achiepiscopalis Urbis Salisburgensis...
[Salzburg] Prospectus Elegantiores Splendidissimae Achiepiscopalis Urbis Salisburgensis...
A Jo. Baptista Homanno Noribergae [n.d., c.1720].
Engraving, 18th century watermark. 495 x 585mm (19½ x 23"). Original central fold, printer's crease, trimmed into plate at bottom.
Views of Salzburg in ten compartments: a prospect of the city and nine views of important buildings, including the Hohensalzburg Fortress.
Ex: Collection of Edward Croft Murray
[Ref: 62144]   £490.00  
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Un amour de bronze qui tire une flèche d'eau à Versailles.
Un amour de bronze qui tire une flèche d'eau à Versailles.
de Lespine ex. Cum Privilegio Ordin: Hollandiae et West-Frisiae [n.d., 1717].
Engraving. 385 x 495mm (15¼ x 19½"). Folds, tears taped.
An illustration of the fountain featuring Cupid drawing his bow, the jet of water replacing his arrow. It was created by Louis Lerambert (1620-70) for the pool of the Parterre des Fleurs in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles.
[Ref: 62143]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Frau Clara Maria Herrn D. Johann Conrad Wittner
Frau Clara Maria Herrn D. Johann Conrad Wittner Norimb. Physici Orgin. Frau Eheliebste Eine Gebohrne Negelin. Nata. d.2.Octobr. 1723. Nupta. d.1. Juny. 1745. Denata. d.20 July. 1746.
G Lichtensteger Norib sc. 1747.
[Nuremburg, c.1747.]
Engraving with etching. Sheet 365 x 240mm (14¼ x 9½"). Trimmed within plate, old folds.
The daughter of pastor Joachim Negelein, she married doctor Johann Conrad Wittwer (1720-75) in 1745 but died the following year. Her husband wrote a number of medical books, including 'Dissertatio inauguralis medica de vomitu, vomitus remedio', 1742.
[Ref: 62193]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Czar Peter House] Intérieur de la Cabane de Pieere le Grand, à Zaandam.
[Czar Peter House] Intérieur de la Cabane de Pieere le Grand, à Zaandam.
[Chez Frères Buffa et C,,º Kalverstraat, N.º 50, à Amsterdam.]
Lithograph. Sheet 190 x 265mm (7½ x 10½"). Trimmed, losing publication line.
A view of the interior of the wooden house built in 1632, in which the Russian Tzar Peter the Great stayed when he was studying shipbuilding in Zaandam in 1697. It is now preserved inside a stone building built over it in 1897.
[Ref: 62067]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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