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[Georgiana Agar-Ellis, Lady Dover]
[Georgiana Agar-Ellis, Lady Dover]
J. Jackson pinx. R.A. S.W. Reynolds sculp.
Published by Colnagho P. Feb 13 1824.
Fine mezzotint, scratched letter proof before title. 380 x 255mm (15 x 10mm), with large margins. Repairs in edges of margins. Uncut.
Georgiana Agar Ellis (1804-1860), daughter of George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle; in 1822 she married George Agar-Ellis, who became Baron Dover in 1831.
Whitman 8.
[Ref: 63538]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, Marquis of Tichfield, Son of his Grace the Duke of Portland.
William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, Marquis of Tichfield, Son of his Grace the Duke of Portland.
S.r Joshua Reynolds Pinxit. I. Jehner Fecit.
Pub.d 1.st May, 1777, by I. Jehner, Bear Street, Leicester Fields, & J. Lockington, Shug lane, Piccadilly, London.
Fine & rare mezzotint. 505 x 355mm (20 x 14"), large margins. Some creasing.
William Henry Cavendish Bentinck (1738-1809), as a youth, dressed in Van Dyke costume in a landscape. He was later the 3rd Duke of Portland and Prime Minister twice.
CS 13, ii.
[Ref: 63537]   £520.00  
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[Anicus Manlius Severinus Boethius] Anic. Manl. Toquat. Sever. Boetius in Coelo magnus, et omni perspectus mundo.
[Anicus Manlius Severinus Boethius] Anic. Manl. Toquat. Sever. Boetius in Coelo magnus, et omni perspectus mundo.
[William Faithorne?]
[n.d. c.1680.]
Engraving. 245 x 155mm (9½ x 6"). Narrow margins, laid on album paper. Burn hole on left of clock, near knee.
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, (ca.480-525), a Christian philosopher whose translations of Greek classics into Latin saved the works of Aristotle.
NPG D22990, 'probably by William Faithorne'.
[Ref: 63360]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Mrs. Bonfoy.]
[Mrs. Bonfoy.]
J. Reynolds pint. J. McArdell fecit.
Published'd according to Act of Parliament [n.d., c.1755].
Mezzotint. 375 x 275mm (14¾ x 10¾"). Trimmed to image on three sides, into plate at bottom, bottom left inscription area rebuilt, marks over inscription line, small crease.
The published state ot this portrait of Lady Ann Bonfoy (1729-1810), unusually still untitled. The daughter of Richard Eliot of Port Eliot, Cornwall, Anne married to a captain in the Royal Navy, Hugh Bonfoy (c1720-1762) in November 1751. They had one daughter together before he died in 1762, also Ann, who married the First Earl of Ely. The elder Ann was Lady of the Bedchamber to the daughters of George III. Reynolds had painted a group portrait of the Eliot family in 1746, before his departure for Italy. This was one of the first of his portrait to be engraved in mezzotint.
CS 23, Goodwin 44, Hamilton p.84. The oil is in the Box Gallery, Plymouth.
[Ref: 63536]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Honourable Sr. Laurence Carter K.t one of the Barons of his Majesties Court of Exchequer.
The Honourable Sr. Laurence Carter K.t one of the Barons of his Majesties Court of Exchequer.
J. Richardson pinx. G. Vertue Sculp. 1733.
Sold by G. Vertue at his house in Brownlow Street Drury Lane.
Engraving. 380 x 260mm (15 x 10¼"). Trimmed to plate, some spotting.
Sir Laurence Carter (1672-1745) was a judge at Lincoln's Inn, and recorder of Leicester from 1697 to 1729. He was Member of Parliament in 1698, 1701 and 1722; for Beeralston in 1710, 1714 and 1716. He was knighted in 1724 and was Puisne Baron of the Exchequer from 1726 until his death.
Alexander: 673.
[Ref: 63532]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Mr. Charles Churchill.
Mr. Charles Churchill.
[after Hamett Jefferyes.]
[n.d., c.1765.]
Etching with engraving. Sheet 160 x 95mm (6¼ x 3¾").
Oval portrait of satirist Charles Churchill (1732-1764), thinking with a quill in his hand. Under the oval are books including 'The North Briton' and 'Prophecy of Famine', and a pole holding a cap of liberty. Churchill was an ally of John Wilkes and an adversary of William Hogarth. In response to Churchill's 'An Epistle to William Hogarth' (described by Garrick as shocking and barbarous), Hogarth published 'The Bruiser', which caricatured Churchill as a bear with a tankard of porter and a club of lies, with Hogarth's pug urinating on the 'Epistle'.
[Ref: 63365]   £320.00  
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The Most High, Puissant, and Noble Prince John Churchill, Duke and Earl of Marlborough,
The Most High, Puissant, and Noble Prince John Churchill, Duke and Earl of Marlborough, Marquis of Blandford Baron Churchill of Sandridge, and Baron of Aymouth in Scotland, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, Captain General of the Forces, Master of the Ordnance, Colonel of the First Regiment of Foot Guards, one of the Privy Council, and Knight of the Garter.
G. Kneller pinx. R. Sheppard Sculp.
[n.d., c.1735.]
Engraving. 375 x 230mm (14¾ x 9"), very large margins on 3 sides. Trimmed to plate on right, remargined.
Portrait in oval of John Churchill (1650-1722) in wig and armour with George, after a portrait by Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723).
[Ref: 63529]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Prophetiae Danielis, cap.1.w.1.
Prophetiae Danielis, cap.1.w.1.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. 160 x 115mm (6¼ x 4½"), very large margins.
A full-length portrait of Daniel, reading a book, a lion walking by his side. A plate from 'Humanae salutis monumenta' by Benedicus Arias Montus, first published c.1571, but this example from a later state with the Bible reference added.
[Ref: 63502]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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William Lord Auckland.
William Lord Auckland.
Engraved by C. Picart, from an original Drawing by H. Edridge.
Published Jan. 24, 1810 by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand, London.
Stipple. 375 x 285mm (14¾ x 11¼"). Trimmed within plate at sides.
A head and shoulders portrait of British statesman and diplomat William Eden (1745-1814), 1st Baron Auckland.
[Ref: 63350]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Henrietta Fordyce] M,,rs Fordyce.
[Henrietta Fordyce] M,,rs Fordyce.
[G. [ Willison Pinx.t. W. Shropshire excudit. Tho.s Watson fecit.
Publish'd as the Act directs April 1st. 1771, for W. Shropshire in New Bond Street, London.
Mezzotint. Sheet 495 x 335mm (19½ x 13¼"). Trimmed into image on three sides, affecting inscriptions, into plate at bottom.
Three-quarter length portrait of Henrietta Fordyce (1734-1823), celebrating her 1771 marriage to clergyman James Fordyce. She holds a bouquet to her breast and carries a fringed fan.
[Ref: 63533]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Captain Sir John Franklin, K.t  K.C.H.  K.R.G. D.G.L. F.R.S. &c.
Captain Sir John Franklin, K.t K.C.H. K.R.G. D.G.L. F.R.S. &c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition 1845.
Engraved by Permission of Lady Franklin from a Picture by Thomas Phillips, R.A.
[n.d., c.1848.]
Steel engraving. Sheet 170 x 105mm (6¾ x 4¼"). Trimmed within plate.
Portrait of Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), British Naval Officer and explorer who disappeared on his last expedition attempting to find a North West Passage through the Arctic. Lady Franklin was the driving force behind several searches to discover the fate of her husband.
[Ref: 63368]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Inigo Jones.
Inigo Jones.
Painted by Vandyke. Engraved by R. Earlom.
Published Sept.r 2.d 1811, by Boydell & Co. 90, Cheapside, London.
Mezzotint. 175 x 125mm (7 x 5"), with large margins.
Portrait of Inigo Jones (1573-1652) the British architect and designer. He left his mark on London by single buildings, such as the Banqueting House, Whitehall, and in area design for Covent Garden, which became a model for future developments in the West End.
CS: 23, only state.
[Ref: 63495]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Angelica Kauffman,
Angelica Kauffman, Ex Academia Regali Artium Londini.
Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinx. John Boydell excudit 1780. F. Bartolozzi sculpsit.
Published Sept.r 3. 1780 by John Boydell London.
Stipple, part printed in colours. Sheet 315 x 265mm (12¼ x 10½"). Trimmed within plate.
A half-length portrait of Swiss painter and Royal Academician Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807), shown holding a drawing. Originally published by Bartolozzi with the same date.
De Vesme 1086 IV of IV.
[Ref: 63351]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Samuel Moore] Non est Mortale quod opto. Aetatis suae 30. 1647.
[Samuel Moore] Non est Mortale quod opto. Aetatis suae 30. 1647. Welcome to publick veiw: More Gospel - light Discover'd is in thee, than e're out sight Could fix it self on yet. Friend! wouldst thou see How much Christs bowells yearne, still towards thee: What Glorious secrets; Sacred Mysteries; Transacted are 'twixt Christ and Thee? Thine eyes May, in this Authors Tracts, fill theire desires; If, with his S't, thou breath'st reflected first. N.S.
WM [William Marshall] Sculp:
[n.d., 1648.]
Engraving. 145 x 85mm (5¾ x 3¼"). Trimmed, laid on album paper. Old ink mss. in title.
Portrait of the poet Samuel Moore [b. 1617], frontispiece to his ''Theosplanchnistheis, or, The yernings of Christs bowels towards his languishing friends wherein the sincereity, ardency, constancy, and super-eminent excellency of the love of Jesus Christ as it workes from him towards his friends is delineated, discussed, and fitly applyed''.
[Ref: 63361]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Omphale Queen of Lydia.
Omphale Queen of Lydia.
John Boydell exc.t 1782. Publish'd Oct.r 25th by John Boydell, Engraver, in Cheapside London.
Stipple. Sheet 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼"). Trimmed to plate, small repaired tear bottom left.
Oval portrait of Omphale, queen of Lydia, best known as the mistress of the hero Heracles during a year of required servitude. She is depicted holding his olive-wood club and wearing the head of the Nemean lion as a headress.
[Ref: 63549]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ragostski Sigismond Prince de Transilvanie.]
[Ragostski Sigismond Prince de Transilvanie.]
[Engraved by Johann Elias Haid after a sketch by Bernard Picart after Rembrandt.]
[n.d., c.1750.]
Scarce mezzotint, proof before title. 265 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾"). Damage, loss in corners bottom right & top left. Messy.
Sigismund Rákóczi (1544-1608), a Hungarian soldier who rose to prominence in the wars against the Ottomans, becoming Prince of Transylvania towards the end of his life.
[Ref: 63541]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[Daniel Seghers] Daniel Segers Frere Iesuite.
[Daniel Seghers] Daniel Segers Frere Iesuite. Un de premier painctres de nostre temps, en fleurs natureles: il a faict son aprentisage chez Iean Breugel. l'on trouve de ses chefs d'oeuvres, dans les courts de grandes Seigneurs. L'Empereur d'Alemaigne, et l'Archiducq Leopolde Guillelme ont beaucoup de ses pieces S.A.e le Prince d'Oraigne Henri Fredericq luj a faict deux presents pour deux pieces de sa main, une chaine et une crois d'or masif, toutes deux de grander valeur, il teint maintenant sa residence en Anvers dans la maison de proffesse de Pere Iesuites.
I. Livens pinxit [after Paulus Pontius].
I. Meyssens excudit [n.d. c.1622].
Engraving, 17th century watermark. 165 x 120mm (6½ x 4¾"), large margins.
Daniel Seghers (1590-1661), Flemish Jesuit brother and Baroque painter who specialised in flower still lifes, and is particularly well known for his contributions to the genre of 'flower garland' painting. Drawn by Jan Livens afte a portrait by Paulus Pontius for Cornelis de Bie's "Het gulden cabinet vande edel vry schilder const".
[Ref: 63367]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jan Six] The Burgo-Master, by Rembrandt.
[Jan Six] The Burgo-Master, by Rembrandt.
Printed for Carington Bowles, at N.º 69 in St Pauls Church yard, London.
Mezzotint. 155 x 115mm (6 x 4½"), very large margins. Small worm trail just entering inscription area lower right.
A copy of Rembrandt's 1647 etching of Jan Six (1618-1700), art collector, magistrate and mayor of Amsterdam in 1691. A friend of the artist, Six was also painted by Rembrandt in 1654, an oil still in the Six Collection in Amsterdam.
Not in Chaloner Smith.
[Ref: 63527]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Frans Snyders] Portrait de François Sneyders,
[Frans Snyders] Portrait de François Sneyders, Tiré du Cabinet de M.r le Comte de Baudouin Brigadier des armées du Roy, Capitaine aux Gardes françoises.
R.P. Rubens pinxit. E. Ivanowe scul.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Fine engraving. 270 x 190mm (10½ x 7½"). Small margins.
Frans Snyders (1579-1657), animal painter based in Antwerp, and friend of Van Dyck.
[Ref: 63550]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Carolus Walliae Princeps &c. &c. &c.
Carolus Walliae Princeps &c. &c. &c.
Peint par L Tocqué 1748 et Gravé par J. G. Will en la même année.
Fine & scarce etching and engraving. 460 x 330mm (18¼ x 13¼"), with very large margins.
Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart, half-length, turned to right; in armour, with insignia of the Order of the Garter; in trompe l'oeil masonry border, title and coat of arms.
Sharpe: 230.
[Ref: 63539]   £650.00  
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The Student.
The Student.
Painted by S,r Joshua Reynolds. Engrav'd by J.R.Smith.
London Pub,,d 1 Oct,,r 1777, by W,,. Humphrey. & J.R. Smith N,,º 10 Batemans Buildings Soho Square.
Scarce mezzotint, 18th century watermark. 385 x 280mm (15¼ x 11") very large margins.
A seated young man looks at his drawing of the classical sculpture on the table behind. A landscape is seen through the window beyond.
D'Oench: 107. Hamilton: 158. Chaloner Smith: 189, ii. Frankau: 337, ii.
[Ref: 62770]   £380.00  
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The Studious Fair.
The Studious Fair.
T. Goddard pinx. W. Nutter Sculp.
Publish'd Feb. 1788 by R. Cribb N.288 Holborn.
Stipple. 120 x 90mm (4¾ x 3½"), with large margins.
An oval portrait of a woman in a coiffured wig, resting her elbow on a book on a table. A pencil note in the margin suggests the sitter is 'Miss Bliss'.
[Ref: 63524]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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The Studious Fair.
The Studious Fair.
T. Goddard pinx. W. Nutter Sculp.
Publish'd Feb. 1788 by R. Cribb N.288 Holborn.
Stipple, printed in sepia. 120 x 90mm (4¾ x 3½"). Small margins.
An oval portrait of a woman in a coiffured wig, resting her elbow on a book on a table.
[Ref: 63523]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Thomas Thomson Esq.r M.P.F.S.A.
Thomas Thomson Esq.r M.P.F.S.A. Chairman of the Dock Company at Kingston upon Hull.
Painted by Russell, 17, Newman Street. Engraved by Collyer, 8, Constitution Row.
[n.d., c.1810.]
Stipple. Sheet 240 x 180mm (9½ x 7"). Trimmed within plate, spotting.
A portrait of Thomas Thompson, whose Dock Company employed John Rennie and William Chapman to build Humber Dock, 1803-9. Closed in 1968, it is now the Hull Marina.
[Ref: 63548]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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[Paolo Toschi.]
[Paolo Toschi.]
[after Carlo Raimondi]
[n.d., c.1851.]
Steel engraving on chine collé, proof before letters and remarque. 370 x 265mm (14½ x 10½").
A portrait of painter and engraver Paolo Toschi (1788-1854), working on a printing plate on an easel, by his former pupil Carlo Raomondi (1809-83). Toschi was appointed Professor of Engraving and Director of the Academy of Fine Arts of Parma in 1837. A scarce image of an engraver with his equipment.
[Ref: 63535]   £360.00  
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[Charles Wesley] C Wesley [facsimile signature].
[Charles Wesley] C Wesley [facsimile signature].
From an Original Painting [by John Russell] in the possession of the Family. Engraved by T.A. Dean.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Engraving. Sheet 140 x 100mm (5½ x 4"). Trimmed within plate.
Half-length portrait of Charles Wesley (1707-88), a principal leader of the Methodist movement and author of the carol ''Hark! The Herald Angels Sing''.
[Ref: 63362]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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[Woman in ruff and jewelled hat]
[Woman in ruff and jewelled hat]
[Engraved by Luca Ciamberlano after Agostino Carracci.]
[Rome: Pietro Stefanoni, c.1620.]
Engraving. Sheet 180 x 120mm (7 x 4¾"). Trimmed witihn plate, repairs to old folds, small loss top left.
National Gallery of Art 1977.66.1.16.
[Ref: 63543]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Watkin Williams Wynn] Master Wynn in the character of St John.
[Watkin Williams Wynn] Master Wynn in the character of St John. From an Original Picture on the Collection of Sir Watking Williams Wynn Bar.t to whom this Plate is humbly Dedicated by his most Obedient & Humble Servant, John Walker.
Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinxit. Iohn Dean Fecit.
London Publish'd March 1st [1776] by John Walker No.13 Parliament Street.
Scarce mezzotint, 325 x 400 (12½ z 15¾"), with separate title plate, 45 x 400 (11¾ x 15¾"). Trimmed to image on three sides, title plate trimmed to plate at bottom, year rubbed out of publication line. Slight creasing.
Portrait of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn (1772 - 1840) as a child, despicted as John the Baptist, holding a cup to a waterfall with a lamb beside him.
Chaloner Smith: 23, ii of ii.
[Ref: 63534]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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