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Guiliemus Addy.
Guiliemus Addy.
I. Sturt sculp.
[n.d., c.1685.]
Rare engraving. Sheet: 105 x 60mm (4 x 2¼''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A portrait of stenographer William Addy (c.1618-1695) who developed a form of shorthand that was a modification of Jeremiah Rich's version. The shorthand was so much practised that the Bible, New Testament and psalms were all written in it.
[Ref: 49659]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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S. Agata.
S. Agata.
B.T.A.
[n.d., c.1630.]
Woodcut. Sheet: 190 x 120mm (7¾ x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A portrait of Saint Agatha of Sicily. Agatha had dedicated herself to be a Consecrated Virgin but she attracted the attention of a Roman prefect. After she rejected his advances on several occasions he had her arrested and tried before himself, he sent her to a brothel where she suffered rape but she refused to turn her back on God. The prefect called her back and had her tortured, cutting off her breasts, she was eventually saved from torture by St Peter who healed her wounds. St. Agatha is shown holding a plate containing her breasts. A woodcut cut by the monogrammist BTA, probably cut for a Carmelite order in Venice in the first half of the 16th century.
[Ref: 49646]   £240.00  
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[Prince Albert as Edward III.]
[Prince Albert as Edward III.]
[n.d., c.1842.]
Fine & rare hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 510 x 340mm (20 x 13¼''), with large margins.
A portrait of Prince Albert dressed as Edward III, the costume he wore at a costume ball held at Buckingham Palace on 12th May 1842.
[Ref: 50132]   £260.00  
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George Allan Esq.r. F.A.S. William Hutchinson Esq.r. F.A.S.
George Allan Esq.r. F.A.S. William Hutchinson Esq.r. F.A.S.
J. Hay delin.t. J. Collyer sculp.
[n.d., c.1814.]
Engraving. Plate: 220 x 195mm (8¾ x 7¾''), with large margins.
A portrait of antiquary and topographer George Allan (1736-1800) and topographer William Hutchinson (1732-1814).
[Ref: 50043]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[St Andrew] S. Andreas.
[St Andrew] S. Andreas.
[Etched by Johan Bara after Joos van Winghe.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Etching. Sheet 180 x 115mm (7 x 4½"). Trimmed. Laid on album paper.
A full-length portrait of St Andrew from a set of the Twelve Apostles, drawn by Joos van Winghe (1544-1603, court painter to Alexander Farnese, count of Parma) and etched by Johan Bara (1581-1634).
[Ref: 49772]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Augustus.] Augusto. Divi. F. Cos. XI. Tr. Pot. II. Imp. VIII.
[Augustus.] Augusto. Divi. F. Cos. XI. Tr. Pot. II. Imp. VIII.
[Wolfgang Kilian.][After Raffaello Schiaminossi.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Engraving. Sheet: 205 x 130mm (8 x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet, stained.
A portrait of Augustus (Octavian) from a series of thirteen busts of Roman Emperors engraved by Wolfgang Kilian (1581-1662) after Raffaello Schiaminossi.
[Ref: 49701]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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H.R.H. The Duke of Sussex.
H.R.H. The Duke of Sussex.
On stone by A. Picken.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Lithograph. Sheet 235 x 190mm (9¼ x 7½").
A portrait of Prince Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), sixth son of George III, in middle age.
[Ref: 49523]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Cap.t Ayscough.
Cap.t Ayscough. From an Original Sketch by Dance, in the Collection of Sir William Musgrave Bar.t.
S. Haring sculp.
Pub.d Dec.r 1 1794, by E. & S. Harding, Pall Mall.
Stipple. 190 x 140mm (7½ x 5½") very large margins.
A posthumously-published sketch portrait of George Edward Ayscough (d.1779), dramatist and guards officer, nephew of the first Lord Lyttelton. In 1776 he produced a version of Voltaire's ‘Semiramis’ at Drury Lane, which his brother officers attended in great force, securing its success. However Isaac Reed's '' Biographia dramatica'' (1782) described Ayscough as ‘a fool of fashion’ and ‘a parasite of Lord Lyttelton’; 'Seniranis' is condemned as contemptible. Ayscough also editored the ''Miscellaneous Works'' of Lord Lyttelton, published 1774.
[Ref: 48996]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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John Polexfen Bastard and Edmund Bastards Esq.rs.
John Polexfen Bastard and Edmund Bastards Esq.rs.
Painted by J. Northcote R.A. Engraved by S.W. Reynolds.
London, Published June 12, 1795 by S.W. Reynolds, No. 50 Poland Street.
Fine mezzotint. 410 x 410mm (16 x 16"). Small tears in margins. Small margins.
John Pollexfen Bastard (1756-1816), MP for Truro in 1783 and for the Devonshire Constituency 1784-1812, and Edmund Bastard (1758-1816), MP for Dartmouth from 1787-1812. The brothers were not the only Bastards to be elected to Parliament: when John stood down in 1812 he was replaced by his nephew Edmund Pollexfen Bastard (1784-1838).
[Ref: 49568]   £380.00  
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W.m. Henry West Betty, Ætatis Suæ 13.
W.m. Henry West Betty, Ætatis Suæ 13. From the first and only original Portrait in the possession of Tho.s Lister Parker Esq.r.
Painted by J. Northcote Esqr. R.A. Engraved by J. Ward Painter & Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
Published March, 16. 1805. by Mr. Betty, at Messrs. Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers, Cockspur Street.
Fine mezzotint, open letter proof. 275 x 380mm (10¾ x 15"), large margins. Pencil annotations in lower margin.
William Henry West Betty (1791-1874), a child actor billed as the 'Young Roscius' for his performances in adult roles like Hamlet and Romeo, 1804-6, at Covent Garden. He paid for the publication of this portrait before he was fifteen.
CS: 4: II of III.
[Ref: 50088]   £350.00  
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The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green.
The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green. Engraved from the Original Picture in the Possession of Thomas Heathcote Esq.r to whom this Plate is Dedicated by his most Obed.t Humble Serv.t W.m Ward.
Painted by W.m Owen. Engraved by Will.m Ward Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York.
London Pub.d April 2, 1804 by Mess.rs Wards & Co, No. 6, Newman Street.
Mezzotint. 600 x 485mm (23½ x 19"), with large margins. Surface abrasions in inscription area. Small tear on left.
A grey-haired beggar in a rustic setting, his pretty daughter standing with one had on his shoulder and the another open and outstretched. A scene from a popular Elizabethan ballad ('The Blind Beggar of Bethnall Green'), in which the beggar gives a surprisingly generous dowry for his daughter's wedding to a knight. The Blind Beggar public house in Whitechapel (infamous for its connection to the Kray twins) is reputed to be the site of his begging. A version of the ballad was recorded by Ewan McColl for the Riverside anthology 'Great British Ballads Not Included in the Child Collection'.
CS 95. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd. Frankau 30.
[Ref: 49970]   £280.00  
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[The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green.
[The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green. Engraved from the Original Picture in the Possession of Thomas Heathcote Esq.r to whom this Plate is Dedicated by his most Obed.t Humble Serv.t W.m Ward.]
[Painted by W.m Owen. Engraved by Will.m Ward Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York.]
[London Pub.d April 2, 1804 by Mess.rs Wards & Co, No. 6, Newman Street.]
Mezzotint, printed in colours and hand finished. Sheet 560 x 475mm (21¾ x 18¾"). Very fine colour. Trimmed to image on all sides, title reinstated in manuscript, laid on thick paper.
A grey-haired beggar in a rustic setting, his pretty daughter standing with one had on his shoulder and the another open and outstretched. A scene from a popular Elizabethan ballad ('The Blind Beggar of Bethnall Green'), in which the beggar gives a surprisingly generous dowry for his daughter's wedding to a knight. The Blind Beggar public house in Whitechapel (infamous for its connection to the Kray twins) is reputed to be the site of his begging. A version of the ballad was recorded by Ewan McColl for the Riverside anthology 'Great British Ballads Not Included in the Child Collection'.
CS 95. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd. Frankau 30.
[Ref: 49971]   £280.00  
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The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green.
The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green. Engraved from the Original Picture in the Possession of Thomas Heathcote Esq.r to whom this Plate is Dedicated by his most Obed.t Humble Serv.t W.m Ward.
Painted by W.m Owen. Engraved by Will.m Ward Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York.
London Pub.d April 2, 1804 by Mess.rs Wards & Co, No. 6, Newman Street.
Mezzotint. 600 x 485mm (23½ x 19"). Thread margins, tears entering plate on right. Slight vertical crease.
A grey-haired beggar in a rustic setting, his pretty daughter standing with one had on his shoulder and the another open and outstretched. A scene from a popular Elizabethan ballad ('The Blind Beggar of Bethnall Green'), in which the beggar gives a surprisingly generous dowry for his daughter's wedding to a knight. The Blind Beggar public house in Whitechapel (infamous for its connection to the Kray twins) is reputed to be the site of his begging. A version of the ballad was recorded by Ewan McColl for the Riverside anthology 'Great British Ballads Not Included in the Child Collection'.
CS 95. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd. Frankau 30.
[Ref: 49969]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The R.t Hon.ble Edward Boscawen,  Admiral of the Blue.
The R.t Hon.ble Edward Boscawen, Admiral of the Blue. Æt. 49. Engraved by C. Bestland. from a Picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds, in the Possession of Viscount Falmouth.
Published June 1 1803 by C. Bestland, West End, Hampstead.
Stipple. 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼").
A half-length detail of the portrait of Admiral Edward Boscawen (1711-61) by Reynolds, with the background removed.
[Ref: 48999]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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The Late Francis John Browne, Esq. of Frampton, Dorset. Many Years M.P. for Dorsetshire.
The Late Francis John Browne, Esq. of Frampton, Dorset. Many Years M.P. for Dorsetshire.
Painted by C.W. Day. Engraved by W. Finden.
[n.d.., c.1840.]
Rare engraving. Sheet: 250 x 225mm (9¾ x 8¾''). Trimmed within plate.
A portrait of Member of Parliament Francis Browne (1754-1833).
[Ref: 50128]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Samuel Buck. Nathaniel Buck.
Samuel Buck. Nathaniel Buck.
Jos. Highmore pinx.t. Rich.d Houston sculp.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer No 53 Fleet Street. Published as the Act Directs 10 April 1774.
Fine mezzotint. 230 x 330mm (9 x 13"), with very large margins.
The Buck brothers, engravers and topographical draughtsmen, publishers of a series of large panoramas of English cities. The 'Buck's Antiquities' (1712-53) was a highly-regarded series of over 400 views of ruins in England and Wales. When Sayer bought the plates he had this portrait engraved as a frontispiece for his reissue.
CS: 17, state ii of iv.
[Ref: 49562]   £320.00  

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Edmund Burke Esq.r.
Edmund Burke Esq.r. The British Cicero.
[n.d., c.1770 London Magazine.]
Engraving, fine impression. Plate: 155 x 110mm (6 x 4¼''). Foxing.
A portrait of British politician Edmund Burke (1729-1797) shown before a statue of Cicero and holding a copy of the Magna Carta.
[Ref: 50046]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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The Rev.d William Butler, of Frampton, Dorsetshire.
The Rev.d William Butler, of Frampton, Dorsetshire. From a Picture in the possession of Thomas Bridge Esq.r.
Painted by A. Morton Esq.r. Engraved by T. Lupton 4 Leigh Street, Burton Crescent.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Mezzotint. Plate: 370 x 290mm (14½ x 11½'') very large margins.
A portrait of Rev. William Butler (1760-1841).
[Ref: 50130]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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George Canning Esq.r M.P.
George Canning Esq.r M.P.
Painted by Jn.o Hoppner Esq.r R.A. Engraved by Jn.o Young Engraver in Mezzotinto to his R.H. the Prince of Wales.
London, Published January 1st 1799, by J Young, No 58 Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square.
Fine mezzotint. 510 x 360mm (20 x 14¼") very large margins. Slight printer's crease on right.
George Canning (1770-1827) as an M.P., two decades before he became Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister, a post he held for only 119 days, the shortest term ever.
CS: 11., dating it to 1808.
[Ref: 49573]   £280.00  
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[Fanny Cerrito] Cerito.
[Fanny Cerrito] Cerito. Ondine.
Widal [Vincent Vidal]. W.H. Mote.
Published by David Bogue, Fleet Street Nov. 1 1844.
Steel engraving. Sheet: 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼").
Francesca "Fanny" Cerrito as a water sprite, the title role of 'Ondine, ou La naïade', a ballet with choreography by Jules Perrot and music by Cesare Pugni. Cerrito (11 May 1817 – 6 May 1909) was one of the few 19th century ballerinas who also gained acceptance as a choreographer. From 'The Beauties of Opera and Ballet'.
[Ref: 49517]   £85.00   (£102.00 incl.VAT)
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Samuel Clarke D.D.
Samuel Clarke D.D. Done after the Marble Bust in Her Majesty'd Hermitage in the Royal Garden at Richmond.
I. Faber fecit.
Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & John Bowles at the black Horse in Cornhill.
Mezzotint. Plate: 355 x 250mm (14 x 9¾''), with large margins.
A portrait of Rev. Dr. Samuel Clarke who was rector of St. James Westminster and metaphysician. From the series 'Philosophers of England'.
CS. 125.I.
[Ref: 50383]   £240.00  
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[Claudius I.] Ti. Claudius. Caesar. Aug. P. M. Tr. P. Imp.
[Claudius I.] Ti. Claudius. Caesar. Aug. P. M. Tr. P. Imp. Claudius irrisae privato in tempore vitae...
[Wolfgang Kilian.][After Raffaello Schiaminossi.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Engraving. Sheet: 205 x 130mm (8 x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet, stained.
A portrait of Claudius I from a series of thirteen busts of Roman Emperors engraved by Wolfgang Kilian (1581-1662) after Raffaello Schiaminossi.
[Ref: 49699]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The R.t Hon.ble S.r Rob. Clayton Kt Lord Mayor of ye City of London 1680.
The R.t Hon.ble S.r Rob. Clayton Kt Lord Mayor of ye City of London 1680.
J. Riley pinx. J. Smith fec.
[London, c.1707.]
Fine mezzotint. 410 x 285mm (16 x 11¼"), with large margins.
Portrait of Sir Robert Clayton (1629-1707), merchant banker, politician and Lord Mayor of London, in an oval above ceremonial regalia. After founding a bank, Clayton & Morris Co., he amassed such a fortune that he could buy Brownsea Island and its castle in the 1650s and lend William III £30,000 to pay for the army in 1697. He became a director of the Bank of England in 1702.
CS 52 ii.
[Ref: 49957]   £240.00  
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Effigies Joannis Coleti Decani. St Pauli qui obÿt 1519.
Effigies Joannis Coleti Decani. St Pauli qui obÿt 1519.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Engraving on chine collé. 230 x 155mm (9 x 6") very large margins.
A portrait of the Renaissance scholar and clergyman John Colet (1467-1519), Dean of St Paul's Cathedral. A Christian Humanist and friend of Erasmus, he is best known now for using his inheritance to revive the cathedral's school, now St Paul's School.
[Ref: 49530]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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P. Colquhoun Esq.r. L.L.D. &c. &c. &c.
P. Colquhoun Esq.r. L.L.D. &c. &c. &c.
Painted by S. Medley. Engraved by R. Dunkarton.
Published Feb.y 13. 1802 by R. Wilkinson No. 58, Cornhill.
Fine colour-printed mezzotint. Plate: 460 x 330mm (18 x 13''). Creasing. Small margins. Repair bottom right near margin.
A portrait of Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820) who was a merchant in Glasgow and the founder of the Thames police.
[Ref: 48903]   £260.00  
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William Congreve. Esq.r.
William Congreve. Esq.r. 40.
G. Kneller Bar.t Pinx.t 1709. I. Faber fecit 1733.
Fine mezzotint. 355 x 253mm (14 x 10"). Thread margins.
William Congreve (1670-1729), dramatist, poet, and member of the Kit-Kat Club.
CS: 54. Not in Harvard.
[Ref: 49559]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Astley Cooper.
Sir Astley Cooper. Star No. 6.
Cunthorpe sc. Alvey, lith London R.d.
[n.d., c.1841.]
Stipple engraving. Plate 354 x 290mm.
Sir Astley Paston Cooper (1768-1841), surgeon and anatomist, who made historical contributions to otology, vascular surgery, the anatomy and pathology of the mammary glands and testicles, and the pathology and surgery of hernia. The black border around his name suggests this a posthumous tribute.
[Ref: 49524]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Robertus de Cotte.
Robertus de Cotte.
Tortebat pinxit. A. Trouvain sculpsit.
[n.d., c.1700.]
Engraving. Sheet: 330 x 255mm (13 x 10''). Trimmed within image.
A portrait of French architect Robert de Cotte (1656-1735) who served as director of the Académie royale d'architecture from 1687-1708.
[Ref: 49925]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Cowper.
Cowper. Hail your benign Instructor, Age and Youth! Charm'd by his Fancy! tutor'd by his Truth! Hail Him a fav'rite Bard of Natures Quire. For all her Heartstrings vibrate to his Lyre!
Lawrence delin.t ad vivum 1793. F. Bartolozzi sculp.t.
Published May 1. 1805, by William Miller, Albermarle Street.
Etching .Plate 280 x 203mm. 11 x 8". Trimmed, creasing.
William Cowper (1731-1800), was an English poet and hymnodist. He managed to change the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing about everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. He was seen as one of the forerunners to the Romantic era of poetry.
Calabi & de Vesme: 795.
[Ref: 49189]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Oliver Cromwell.]
[Oliver Cromwell.]
J. Jones sculp.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Etching. Plate: 185 x 155mm (7¼ x 6''). Creasing and staining.
A rare amateur etching, a portrait of Oliver Cromwell set within a circle.
[Ref: 50275]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Psallite Deo nostro Psallite: Psallite Regi nostro psallite. Quoniam Rex Omnis Terre Deus: psallite sapienter. psal. 45.
Psallite Deo nostro Psallite: Psallite Regi nostro psallite. Quoniam Rex Omnis Terre Deus: psallite sapienter. psal. 45.
A Bloemaert Iventor. Guilb. Pass fecit.
Cum privil du Reg treschretien Crisp. Pass ex. [n.d., c.1618.] Bit later.
Engraving. Sheet: 280 x 185mm (11 x 7¼''). Trimmed.
A biblical scene showing King David playing his harp. After Dutch artist and printmaker Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651).
[Ref: 49733]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Effigies Sancti Francisci de Sales Epi Genevensis.
Effigies Sancti Francisci de Sales Epi Genevensis.
Carolus Maratti Inv. et pinx. L. Visscher Sculpsit.
Io. Iacobus de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templii Pacis cu Priv S. Pont. [n.d., c.1675.]
Engraving. Sheet: 405 x 290mm (16 x 11½''). Trimmed and stained.
A portrait of Swiss saint St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), shown at prayer and surrounded by angels. After Carlo Maratti and engraved by Lambert Visscher.
[Ref: 49751]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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L. Seneque. P. Scarron.
L. Seneque. P. Scarron.
B. Picart del. et fecit.
[n.d., c.1728.]
Engraving. Plate: 70 x 135mm (2¾ x 5¼''). Thread margins.
A pair of busts, one of Seneca the other of Paul Scarron. An illustration from Fontenelle's 'Nouveaux Dialogues des morts' in 'Oeuvres diverses'.
[Ref: 49660]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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George, Lord Edgcumbe.
George, Lord Edgcumbe.
J. Reynolds pinxit. E. Fisher fecit 1761.
Mezzotint. 385 x 275mm (15¼ x 10¾"), uncut, with large margins Creasing and repairs in edges.
Three quarter portrait of George Edgcumbe (1720-95, later 1st Earl of Mount Edgcumbe), painted by Joshua Reynolds with his ship, the 50-gun HMS Salisbury, in the background. During his captaincy the Sailsbury's surgeon was James Lind (1716-94): by conducting one of the first ever clinical trials while on board, he developed the theory that citrus fruits cured scurvy.
CS 16, state ii of ii. Hamilton: Pg 25.
[Ref: 49965]   £350.00  
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The Right Honble: John Egerton Earl of Bridgwater,
The Right Honble: John Egerton Earl of Bridgwater, Viscount Brackley & Baron of Ellismere, first Commissioner for Executing ye Office of Lord High Admiral of England, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Buckingham, One of the Lords of His Majesties most Honble Privy Council, One of the Lords Justices, One of the Governors of Sutton and Greenwich Hospitals and Knight of the Antient Order of the Bath, 1700.
G: Kneller Eques pinx:
I. Smith fec: et ex. [n.d., c.1750.]
Mezzotint. 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"), ink collector's stamp on reverse.
John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater (1646 - 1701), First Lord of the Admiralty; in an oval, wearing wig, lace cravat, armour, sash and medal. The collector's stamp is of Reverend J. Burleigh James, whose collection of prints, which included Dürers et Rembrandts, was sold by Sothebys in 1877, taking 25 days and raising over £4200.
Chaloner Smith: 23, ii of iv, before damage to plate.
[Ref: 49565]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Daniel Ellis Esq.r F.R.S.E.
Daniel Ellis Esq.r F.R.S.E.
Painted by Colbin Smith, S.A. Engraved by Thomas Lupton, 4 Kepple Street, Russel Square.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Mezzotint. 430 x 325mm (17 x 12¾"), large margins. Stains & worm holes in margins.
Dr Daniel Ellis (1772-1841), an English physician, aerologist, botanist and author, who spent most of his career in Scotland, being an important contributor to Edinburgh’s Encyclopædia Britannica (6th edition). He was president of the Royal Medical Society in 1806 and was elected F.R.S.E. (Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh) in 1812.
[Ref: 49833]   £260.00  
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Fanny Elssler.
Fanny Elssler. Florinde.
Edwin D. Smith. W.H. Mote.
Published by David Bogue, Fleet Street Nov. 1 1844.
Steel engraving. Sheet: 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼").
Francesca "Fanny" Cerrito as a water sprite, the title role of 'Ondine, ou La naïade', a ballet with choreography by Jules Perrot and music by Cesare Pugni. Cerrito (11 May 1817 – 6 May 1909) was one of the few 19th century ballerinas who also gained acceptance as a choreographer. From 'The Beauties of Opera and Ballet'.
[Ref: 49518]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Henry Fauntleroy Esq.e
Henry Fauntleroy Esq.e
Etching. Sheet: 135 x 95mm (5¼ x 3¾''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet at corners.
A portrait of banker and forger Henry Fauntleroy (1784-1824) who was one of the last few criminals executed for the crime of forgery.
[Ref: 50039]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Thos. Fielder, Fruit-Broker, Aged 66.
Thos. Fielder, Fruit-Broker, Aged 66. Done, at the Request of the Merchants, from a Picture w.ch was given by the Grocers as a mark of their Approbation of his Conduct. for a Series of Forty Years.
M. Chamberlin Pinx.t. V.Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, fecit.
Published March 28th 1774, by V. Green, Salisbury Street, Strand.
A rare mezzotint. 505 x 355mm (20 x 13¾"), with large margins. Extensive restoration.
A three-quarter length portrait, wearing a plain, dark tail-coat and a white wig with rolls at the sides, pointing at a full basket on the left, his left hand on a cane, resting the elbow on a barrel, his tricorn hat behind him on a third barrel. Behind are riverside buildings.
Not in NPG; the BM has three examples, all trimmed.
[Ref: 49574]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton.] Lord Euston.
[Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton.] Lord Euston.
G. Kneller pinx: 1685. J. Smith fe; & exc: 1689.
Mezzotint. 340 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Small margins.
Portrait of the young Charles FitzRoy (1683-1757), grandson of Charles II and Barbara Villiers, wearing feathered cap, loose robe, and sandals, reaching towards a parrot in a tree to the right. Kneller painted Grafton again as a member of the Kit-Kat Club.
[Ref: 49570]   £220.00  
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Christo confixus sum Cruci vivo autem jam non ego: vivit vero in me Christus.
Christo confixus sum Cruci vivo autem jam non ego: vivit vero in me Christus.
Car. Marrattus invent et del. Teod. Verkruys sculp.
Cum privil. Summi Pont et Regis Christ.mi. [n.d., c.1707.]
Engraving. Sheet: 445 x 235mm (17½ x 9''). Trimmed and staining in title.
A portrait of Francis of Assisi shown, on his knees holding a crucifix. Engraved by Theodor Vercruys (1680-1739).
[Ref: 49732]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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[Galba.] Ser. Galba. Imp. Caesar. Aug. Tr. P.
[Galba.] Ser. Galba. Imp. Caesar. Aug. Tr. P. Spem frustrae senex privatus sceptra mereri...
[Wolfgang Kilian.][After Raffaello Schiaminossi.]
[n.d., c.1620.]
Engraving. Sheet: 205 x 130mm (8 x 5''). Trimmed and laid on album sheet. Loss bottom right.
A portrait of Galba from a series of thirteen busts of Roman Emperors engraved by Wolfgang Kilian (1581-1662) after Raffaello Schiaminossi.
[Ref: 49697]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Sir Alan Gardner Bar.t, Admiral of the Blue, & M.P. for the City of Westminster.
Sir Alan Gardner Bar.t, Admiral of the Blue, & M.P. for the City of Westminster.
T. Clarke pinx.t. B. Reading sculp.t.
[Pub.d as the Act directs, Nov.r 30, 1799, by B. Reading at Mr Lewis's, Great Newport Street, Long Acre.]
Line engraving, proof before publication line. Sheet 335 x 275mm (13¼ x 10¾"). Narrow margins. Crease on left bottom.
Half-length portrait of Alan Gardner, (1742-1809) 1st Baron Gardner. In 1793, as a Rear Admiral, he insisted on a supply of lemons for his men: the resulting elimination of scurvy on his ship led the Admiralty to make lemon juice a standard ration in 1795.
[Ref: 49001]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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His most Gracious Majesty George III, on his Favourite Charger Adonis.
His most Gracious Majesty George III, on his Favourite Charger Adonis. Dedicated to the Queen's most excellent Majesty; By Her faithful and devoted Servant, John P. Thompson.
Painted by Sir W.m Beechey. Engraved by Ja.s Ward, Painter & Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales.
London, Re Published Feb.y 6th 1811 by J.P. Thompson, G.t Newport Street, Printseller to his Majesty and the Duke & Duchess of York.
Mezzotint. 650 x 560mm (25½ x 22"), with separately-printed title 65 x 560mm (2½ x 22"), total 715 x 560mm (28¼ x 22"). Small tear entering plate on left.
An equestrian portrait of George III in uniform, in a plain landscape. The figures of the king and the white horse were taken from another Beechey painting engraved by Ward, 'His Majesty Reviewing the Third or Prince of Wales's Regiment of Dragoon Guards', 1799.
CS 20; Frankau 39.
[Ref: 50085]   £550.00  
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Illustrissimus DNS D. Bonaventura Giffard Eprisc. Madaurensis U. A. MDCCXIX
Illustrissimus DNS D. Bonaventura Giffard Eprisc. Madaurensis U. A. MDCCXIX
C. Du Bosc Fecit.
[c.1729]
Engraving. Plate: 330 x 230mm (13 x 9''), with large margins.
A portrait of Catholic priest Bonaventura Giffard (1642-1734) who was accused of being part of the Popish Plot, he fled to France in 1679 but he returned to England two years later and was appointed bishop and president of Magdalene College under James II.
[Ref: 49924]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Major General The Marquis of Huntly Colonel of the 42.d Regiment.
Major General The Marquis of Huntly Colonel of the 42.d Regiment.
Painted by A. Robertson Miniature Painter to H.R.H. the Duke of Sussex. Engraved by W. Holl.
Published Nov.r 1.st 1806 by A. Robertson, 33 Gerrard Street Soho.
Stipple. Plate: 330 x 265mm (13 x 10½''). Marking. Very small margins.
A half-length portrait of army officer George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon (1770-1856).
[Ref: 50107]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[General Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch.]
[General Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch.]
[Painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Engraved by Henry Meyer.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Mezzotint, proof before title. 510 x 350mm (20 x 13¾"). Creasing in margin.
General Thomas Graham (1748-1843), Baron Lynedoch, in uniform, a bridge in the background. A soldier during the Napoleonic Wars, is remembered especially for the Siege of Malta (1798-1800) and his brilliant victory at the Battle of Barrosa against the French troops besieging Cadiz in 1811, for which he received the thanks of Parliament. Later his name was given to the Australian convict ship 'Lord Lyndoch'. After Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830).
[Ref: 50185]   £380.00  
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Griffin & Johnson
Griffin & Johnson in the Characters of Tribulation and Ananias Act 3d. Scene 2d. Trib: I do command thee Spirit (of Zeal, but Trouble) to peace within him. Play of The Alchemist.
Peter Van Bleeck Pinxt. 1738. PVB 1748.
Mezzotint. 470 x 310mm (18½ x 12¼"). Repairs to margins and inscription area.
The actors Benjamin Griffin (1680-1740) and Benjamin Johnson (c.1665-1742) in Ben Jonson's 'The Alchemist'. One holds a bag of money, the other a book, in an interior with a globe at the left edge of the image. By Peter van Bleeck (c.1695 - 1764), Dutch portrait painter and mezzotinter born at The Hague, son of Richard van Bleeck. He moved to London by 1723, where he married in 1745.
CS 5 ii/ii; for proof impression see ref. 7920.
[Ref: 50089]   £320.00  
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Giulia Grisi.
Giulia Grisi.
London, Hurst & Blackett. [n.d., c.1840.]
Stipple. Sheet: 190 x 115mm (7½ x 4½''). Slight foxing.
A portrait of Italian opera singer Giulia Grisi (1811-1869) in costume.
[Ref: 50106]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Guilia Grisi.
Guilia Grisi. La Norma.
Widal [Vincent Vidal]. W.H. Mote.
Published by David Bogue, Fleet Street Dec. 1844.
Steel engraving. Sheet: 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼").
Giulia Grisi (1811-69), a soprano, as the priestess Adalgisa in Bellini's opera 'Norma', the role she played at its premier in 1831. From 'The Beauties of Opera and Ballet'.
[Ref: 49514]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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