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Chûte du Staubbach prise à l'entrée du village de Lauterbrunne.
Chûte du Staubbach prise à l'entrée du village de Lauterbrunne.
Dessiné par G. Lory fils. Gravé par J. Hurlimann.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Aquatint and etching with fine hand colouring. Sheet 230 x 320mm (9 x 12½"). Trimmed within plate.
A landscape view of the Fall of Staubbach taken at the entrance of the village of Lauterbrunne, Switzerland. A country road on the valley floor with houses alongside and women fetching water from a pump to the left. Cows are being herded up the road in the foreground with a waterfall and snowy peak in the background. After painter, etcher and watercolourist Gabriel Lory (1784-1846).
[Ref: 53262]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Michael the Brave, mis-identified as] Giorgio Stefano Principe di  Moldavia.
[Michael the Brave, mis-identified as] Giorgio Stefano Principe di Moldavia.
J.A. Böner sc.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. Sheet 240 x 160mm (9½ x 6¼"). Trimmed to plate., some staining. Slight loss in top right margin.
Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazu, c.1558-1601), one of Romania's greatest national heroes. As Prince of Wallachia (15931601), Prince of Moldavia (1600) and de facto ruler of Transylvania (15991600), he was the first to rule over all principalities inhabited by Romanians. He was assassinated by an ally under the orders of Habsburg Emperor Rudolph II. The portrait is mis-identified as Gheorghe ?tefan, Prince of Moldavia (d.1668).
[Ref: 53409]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Pise. Vue de Baptistère et du Dôme.
Pise. Vue de Baptistère et du Dôme. Pisa. Veduta del Battistero e del Duomo.
Dessiné d'après nature et lith. par Deroy.
Imp. par Lemercier. [n.d., c. 1840.]
Lithograph with fine hand colour with gum arabic shine. Printed area 215 x 265mm (8½ x 10½"), with large margins.
A view of Pisa's Piazza del Duomo, with San Giovanni's Baptistery on the left, with the famous Torre di Pisa leaning into view from behind Pisa Cathedral.
[Ref: 53292]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Louis Racine.
Louis Racine. De l'Academie Royale des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Né à Paris le 2. Novembre 1692.
AV Pinxit. Gaillard Scul.
AParis chez Odieuvre, M.d d'Estampes rüe d'Anjoue entrant par la rüe d'Auphine la deniere porte Cochere aul.er.
Fine engraving. 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼"). With narrow margins.
Louis Racine (1692-1763), French poet of the Age of the Enlightenment, son of dramatist Jean Racine.
[Ref: 53304]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jacob Roelants] V.N. Jacobus Roelans,
[Jacob Roelants] V.N. Jacobus Roelans, D. in Eynthout Pietate Prudentia, Doctrima Spectatiss; Sanatori Ordinis.
W. Hollar fecit aqua forta Aº 1648 Antwerpiæ.
Etching. 130 x 85mm (5¼ x 3¼"), with wide margins.
Head and shoulders portrait of Jacob Roelants (1568-c.1651). Imperial postmaster for the Netherlands and member of the Great Council of Mechelen. Wenceslaus Hollar engraved portraits of several members of the family.
Pennington 1493, state ii of iii, before the light patch worked over.
[Ref: 53230]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Remains of the Senatorial Bridge, upon the Tyber; now called Ponte Rotto.
The Remains of the Senatorial Bridge, upon the Tyber; now called Ponte Rotto. Over this Bridge the Senate always pass'd to consult the Sybills Books, upon Monte Gianiculo.
Busiri del: T. Smith pin: F. Vivares sculp.
Publish'd pursuant to an Act of Paliament 15 July 1746.
Engraving. Sheet 390 x 540mm (15¼ x 21¼"). Trimmed to plate, small tear entering inscription area.
A view of the Pons Aemilius, ending mid-stream. The oldest stone bridge over the Tiber, it was built in 179BC just to the south of Isola Tiberina, but after being restored many times, it was abandoned after a collapse in 1598, becoming known as 'Ponte Rotto', the Broken Bridge. All but one arch of the bridge shown here was demolished in 1887 to make room for the Ponte Palatino. Engraved by Francis Vivares from an intermediate drawing by Giovanni Battista Busiri of a painting by Thomas Smith of Derby.
[Ref: 53293]   £420.00   (£504.00 incl.VAT)
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Alexander Zemlenutin. Kossack of the Don Regiment, Sulin the 9th.
Alexander Zemlenutin. Kossack of the Don Regiment, Sulin the 9th.
[n.d., c.1813.]
Watercolour. Sheet 365 x 260mm (14½ x 10¼"). Small split in fold.
A finely-executed portrait of a member of one of the Cossack regiments fighting in Holland. A version of this portrait was etched by Andrea Freschi and published by Ackermann in 1813.
See Ref: 6967 for coloured etching.
[Ref: 53231]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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