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Frederico III D.G. Marck et Elector Brandenburgi, &c.
Frederico III D.G. Marck et Elector Brandenburgi, &c.
J. Gole Fecit et Exc. Amstelod. Cum Privil. Ord. Holl. et West Frisiæ.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Fine mezzotint. 250 x 175mm (9¾ x 7"). Narrow right margin.
Frederick Hohenzollern (1657-1713) who, in exchange for an alliance against King Louis XIV in the War of the Spanish Succession, persuaded the Holy Roman Emperor to allow the elevatation of Brandenburg and Prussia to a kingdom, crowning himself the king of Prussia in 1701.
[Ref: 52963]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Vuë de la Ville de la Haye en Hollande, 1760.
Vuë de la Ville de la Haye en Hollande, 1760.
A Paris chez Mondhard rue S. Jacques à l'Hotel Sammur.
Coloured etching, 18th century watermark. 240 x 410mm (9½ x 16"). Trimmed to image at top, re-margined with old paper, repaired tear.
A winter's scene, with men playing 'Colf', a fore-runner of golf, on the ice. The Hague is in the background, two windmills to the right.
[Ref: 52921]   £320.00  
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Marie de Laubespine femme de Nicolas Lambert,
Marie de Laubespine femme de Nicolas Lambert, Seign.r de Thorigny, President en la Chambre des Comptes.
N. Largilliere Pinxit. P. Drevet sculp.
A Paris chez P. Drevet [n.d., c.1698].
Engraving. 470 x 345mm (18½ x 13½") large margins. Slight mount burn.
Marie de L'Aubespine, married Nicolas Lambert de Thorigny, president of the Chambre des comptes, in 1653. Thorigny used his position to amass a great wealth, owning 14 house on l'île Saint-Louis.
FD81 II.
[Ref: 52946]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[François de Neufville] Monsieur le Mareschal de Villeroy.
[François de Neufville] Monsieur le Mareschal de Villeroy.
G. Valck Excud. Cim Privil: Ord: Holl: et West-frisiæ [n.d., c.1695.]
Fine mezzotint. 260 x 180mm (10¼ x 7").
François de Neufville (1644-1730), 2nd Duke of Villeroy. As a life-long friend of Louix XIV, he was made Marshal of France in 1693 despite having no aptitude. He was beaten in battle by William III, Prince Eugene of Savoy and the Duke of Marlbrough (at Ramillies). He later became governor of the child King Louis XV.
[Ref: 52965]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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