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[The Augsburg Confession] Ausborchsche Confessie.
[The Augsburg Confession] Ausborchsche Confessie.
D.P. f. [after Wenceslaus Hollar].
Gedruckt tot Amsterdam bÿ Rombout van den Hoeye [n.d., c.1660].
Etching with engraving. 505 x 405mm (20 x 15¾"). Small margins. Repairs to top and bottom margin.
A Dutch copy of Hollar's German-text allegory of the Augsburg Confession of Faith, published to commemorate its 100th anniversary. A seven-armed candlestick is decorated with 22 medallions with Biblical scenes; above the Holy Spirit; to the left is Frederick III the Wise, Elector of Saxony, and right is Martin Luther. The artist, 'D.P.', has not been identified.
See Pennington 231 for Hollar's original.
[Ref: 56680]   £360.00  
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[The Breakfast Table.]
[The Breakfast Table.]
D. Wilkie R.A. Etched by C.W. Marr.
London, Nov. 24, 1823, Published by J. Young, Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square, and Hurst, Robinson & Co 90 Cheapside.
Etchin on chine collé. 290 x 230mm (11½ x 9"), very large margins.
An etching after David Wilkie's painting 'The Breakfast Table', with an old couple and a young man sitting at a round breakfast table. A maid pours hot water into a teapot.
[Ref: 56664]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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The Discovery or the angry Father.
The Discovery or the angry Father.
Painted by J. Opie R.A. Engraved by Ja.s Ward, Painter & Engraver to H.R.H. the Princ[e of Wales.]
London Published Sept.r 25th 1809, by R. Lambe, 39, Fleet Street.
Large mezzotint, printed in colours and hand finished. Sheet 745 x 545mm (29¼ x 21½") very large margins. Trimmed within plate, bottom right corner of inscription rebuilt.
A father discovers his daughter's love letters.
CS 38. Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 56763]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Faithful Shepherd] Doringa Orders her Servant Lupino to hide Silvios Dog.
[The Faithful Shepherd] Doringa Orders her Servant Lupino to hide Silvios Dog. [&] Dorinda returns the Dog to Silvio.
Done after a Sketch of Zucchi by Vispre,
& to be had if him near Slaughton Coffee House St Martins Lane and of W. Darling Engraver in Great Newport Street [n.d. c.1780].
Two aquatints with etching, printed in sepia. 230 x 250mm (9 x 9¾"). Some creasing, wear to edges. Small margins.
Two circular scenes from a series illustrating Giovanni Battista Guarini's ''Il pastor fido'' (1580), in which the nymph Dorinda attempts to win the love of Silvio.
[Ref: 56639]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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Le Lion de Florence out Trait Sublime de Maternité, Dédié aux Mères.
Le Lion de Florence out Trait Sublime de Maternité, Dédié aux Mères.
Moonsiau pinxit. Cazenave delin.t et sculspit.
Se vend à Paris, Chez Bance jeune, M.d d'Estampes, rue Porte-soin, No 15, près le Temple [n.d., c.1801].
Stipple. Sheet 610 x 470mm (24 x 18½"). Trimmed to image on three sides, into plate at bottom. Crease on infants stomach.
A legend relating to the use of a lion as a symbol of Florence: a lion escaped from the menagerie of the Grand Duke and seized a small child. When the mother threw herself on her knees and implored it not to kill her child, the lion dropped the child unharmed. The original oil, by Nicolas André Monsiaux (1754-1837), was painted 1801; it is now in the Louvre.
[Ref: 56761]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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[Joseph in Egypt] Tum Josephum patrem suum Jacobum adduxit et in conspectu Pharaonis statuit.
[Joseph in Egypt] Tum Josephum patrem suum Jacobum adduxit et in conspectu Pharaonis statuit. And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh. Genesis Caput XLVII Ver. VII.
Ferdinand Bol pinxit. J. Seydelmann delin.t Dresden. W. Ward Sculpsit.
Published Jan.y 1. 1792 by A.C. Poggi, St George's Row, Hyde Park, London.
Mezzotint. Sheet 475 x 565mm (18¾ x 22¼"). Trimmed into plate, two vertical folds.
Joseph stands beside Pharaoh, both dressed extravagently, presenting his soberly-dressed father, who kneels.
Not listed in Frankau. Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 56667]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Lucretia.
Lucretia.
Guido Renus pinxit N. Dupuis. Gall. Sculp.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer Map & Printseller, at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street. [c. 1757.]
Engraving, plate 485 x 325mm (19 x 12¾") very large margins. Central crease.
Lucretia wearing a dress exposing her breast and wrapped in bedding, kneels on the edge of her bed, with dagger in right hand and its sheath on the floor, looking upwards about to kill herself. According to Roman tradition Lucretia was a noblewoman, daughter of magistrate Spurius Lucretius and the wife of Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus, whose rape by Sextus Tarquinius (Tarquin) and subsequent suicide precipitated a rebellion that overthrew the Roman monarchy and led to the transition of Roman government from a kingdom to a republic.
[Ref: 56574]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Departure of Mary Queen of Scot's to France, when a Child.] [&] [Mary, Queen of Scots Leaving Scotland]
[Departure of Mary Queen of Scot's to France, when a Child.] [&] [Mary, Queen of Scots Leaving Scotland]
Painted by R. Westall. R.A. Engraved by F. Bartolozzi. R.A.
London. Publish'd, August 2. 1794, by W Dickinson.
Pair of stipple proofs, plate 375 x 470mm (14¾ x 18½"). Repaired creases and tears mainly in margins. Small margins.
Pair of stipples depicting Mary Stuart (15421587) leaving for France when she was five and fleeing to England after she was forced to abdicate in favour of her one-year-old son on 24th July 1567.
[Ref: 56632]   £380.00   view all images for this item
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School Boys Giving Charity to a Blind Man.
School Boys Giving Charity to a Blind Man.
Painted by W. Begg [Bigg]. Engrav'd by J.R.Smith.
London Publish'd Octr. 10. 1781 by J.R. Smith No.83 opposite the Pantheon Oxford Street, and J.Birchall No. 473 Strand.
Mezzotint. 460 x 560mm (18 x 22"), large margins. Repairs to margins.
After a painting by William Redmore Bigg RA (1755-1828) exhibited in the R.A. in 1778.
Frankau: J.R.Smith, 307.
[Ref: 56670]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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The Sleeping Nymph.
The Sleeping Nymph. Whilst Sylvia Slumbers in the Grove, Behold! the Urchin Pow'r of Love Whose Darts such anguish gave; Steals to the Nymph those lips to kiss Which he jad fill'd with every Bliss, And feels himself a Slave.
Painted by John Opie. Engraved by Peter Simon
Published July 2.d, 1787, by John & Josiah Boydell, Cheapside, London
Fine stipple engraving with etching, rich impression, plate 355 x 265mm (14 x 10½) very large margins. Repaired creases in centre. Mark on Cupid's nose.
A nymph sleeping against a tree trunk with a cupid flying above and another woman behind holding her finger in the air.
[Ref: 56644]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[St Anthony of Padua] St Antoine de Padoüe Prechant aux Oiseaux.
[St Anthony of Padua] St Antoine de Padoüe Prechant aux Oiseaux.
J.P. Le Bas invenit et fecite.
a Paris chez Le Bas rüe de la Harpe chez un Fayancie a la Rose rouge 1735.
Engraving. 155 x 225mm (6¼ x 9"). Trimmed to plate at top and left.
A scene of Anthony of Padua (1195-1231), preaching to birds on a shore. However the artist, Jacques Philippe Le Bas (1707-83), has conflated two saints: Anthony preached to fish because the residents of Rimini were unworthy to hear God's word; St Francis of Assisi preached a sermon about God's love for birds.
[Ref: 56531]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Stray'd Child Restored. L'Enfant Retrouvé.
The Stray'd Child Restored. L'Enfant Retrouvé.
Painted by J. Ward. Engraved by S. Young.
London, Published May 20. 1798. by S. Morgan, 216 Holborn.
Mezzotint. 600 x 485mm (23½ x 19"), with very large margins.
The second of a pair of images depicting the loss and then rediscovery of a child, after 'The Stray'd Child'. The child is handed back into her mother's arms while her father looks to the heavens, relieved, and two older girls rush around overjoyed. In the street behind them figures continue about their business.
[Ref: 56762]   £320.00  
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The Tax Gatherer.
The Tax Gatherer.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Engraving on chine collé. Sheet 385 x 280mm (19 x 11"). Trimmed, crease on right hardly showing.
A tax gatherer stands at a cottage door, demanding money from a widow. His terrier dog looks menacingly at a small wheeled horse toy.
[Ref: 56529]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[A sailor returning to his family for tea.]
[A sailor returning to his family for tea.]
]n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet 200 x 150mm (8 x 6"). Trimmed as scrap, laid on album paper.
A sailor walks through a garden gate, to be greeted by his family. A tea tray is on a garden table.
[Ref: 56663]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Great Fire in the Tower of London, On the night of October 30th 1841.
Great Fire in the Tower of London, On the night of October 30th 1841.
R. Newman Litho.
Printed by Roberts & Co, 61 Eagle St, Holborn London.
Rare lithograph. Sheet 205 x 270mm (8 x 10¾"). Narrow margins.
A view of the Grand Armory on fire with soldiers in the courtyard tying to fight the fire. Some 60,000 items from the historical collection of armaments were destroyed.
[Ref: 56603]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Women at work.] To Joseph Jekyll of the Middle Temple Esq.
[Women at work.] To Joseph Jekyll of the Middle Temple Esq. Geo: 1. L. 390.
[Etched by Wenceslaus Hollar and others after Francis Cleyn.]
[n.d., c.1698.]
Etching. 300 x 205mm (11¾ x 8"). Trimmed.
A scene of women at work in the evening, a scene from John Ogilby's translation of Virgil's Georgics. ''The Wife and Husband equally conspire, / To work by Night, and rake the Winter Fire: / He sharpens Torches in the glim'ring Room, / She shoots the flying Shuttle through the Loom: / Or boils in Kettles Must of Wine, and Skins / With Leaves, the Dregs that overflow the Brims.'' This example, from the iv state of iv, has a new dedication, not engraved by Hollar and the artist and etcher's names indistinct.
Pennington 295, iv of iv.
[Ref: 56606]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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