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L' Allegria del Vino.
L' Allegria del Vino.
Fruliani inc.
Presso Tommaso Fontana S. Polo Venezia [n.d., c.1800].
Scarce engraving. Sheet 405 x 290mm (16 x 11½"). Trimmed to image on three sides, laid on album paper, tear taped.
'The Joy of Wine'. The interior of a tavern, with a man playing a banjo.
[Ref: 59462]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Der Ashanté in der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wein.
Der Ashanté in der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wein. L'Ashanté dans l'Académie des beaux arts à Vienne.
Höchle del. F. Wolf lith.
Herausgeber Wolf u. Weissenbach [n.d., c.1840.]
Fine and rare lithograph. Sheet 310 x 390mm (12¼ x 15½"). Some foxing.
A very atmospheric image showing an Ashanti tribesman drawing a bow and a Caucasian flexes his muscles before an audience of artists. From the 'Journal pitoresque'.
[Ref: 59471]   £580.00  
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Nicolas Pedrosa.
Nicolas Pedrosa. Attic Miscellany.
Drawn by Collings. Etch.d by Barlow.
Published as the Act directs, by Bentley & C.o Feb.y 1.st 1791.
Etching, plate 195 x 230mm (7¾ x 9"). Folding creases, as normal, small tear and stain to bottom edge. Small margins.
A scene from 'The History of Nicolas Pedrosa, and His Escape from the Inquisition in Madrid. A Tale'. Surgeon and male-midwife Nicolas Pedrosa on a horse causes havoc among a group of friars wearing cassocks, carrying crosses and rosaries. The next morning, Pedrosa receives a summons from the Inquisition, an especially worrisome situation for him as he is secretly a Jew. Jewish interest. The print was issued in the 'Attic Miscellany' in 1791.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 59543]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Etiam Amor Criminibus Plectitur.
Etiam Amor Criminibus Plectitur.
Angelica Kauffman ex Academia Regali Artium Londini Pinx.t. Gulielmus Wynne Ryland Chaleographus Regis Britannia Sculp.t.
Published March 18th. 1777, by the Proprietor, N.o 159 near Somerset House in the Strand.
Very fine and rare stipple printed in red ink, 365 x 310mm (14½ x 12¼"), with small margin. Small tear on right margin.
A classical scene in a circular design showing two nymphs deriding cupid who is tied to a tree at right, while another nymph kneeling on the ground in the centre twists his bow.
Alexander 44.
[Ref: 59598]   £320.00  
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[The Happy Meeting.]
[The Happy Meeting.]
[After William Gilpin.] [Engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi, landscape by Thomas Morris.]
[Publ. Oct 1, 1780.]
Rare etching, proof before all letters, sheet 445 x 310mm (17½ x 12¼"). Trimmed to plate.
A girl on horseback, holding a lamb and gesturing as she greets a young man who walks with a small barrel strapped to his back, carrying a ploughshare.
Calabi & De Vesme: 2514 ii of iv.
[Ref: 59596]   £340.00  
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[Seven Sacraments.] Baptismus [&] Eucharistia [&] Poenitentia [&] Confirmatio [&] Extrema Unctio [&] Ordo [&] Matrimonium.
[Seven Sacraments.] Baptismus [&] Eucharistia [&] Poenitentia [&] Confirmatio [&] Extrema Unctio [&] Ordo [&] Matrimonium.
Thomas Scheffler delin. Cum Priv. S.C.M.
I. A. Pfeffel S.C.M. Chalcogr. excud. A. V. [n.d. c.1730.]
Set of seven rare mezzotints, plate 735 x 530mm (29 x 21"). Creased, nicks, stains and tears to margins. Rolled.
Very rare complete set. Seven rococo mezzotints, each representing a sacrament of the Catholic Church., after the German painter Christoph Thomas Scheffler (1699-1756).
[Ref: 59594]   £1,350.00   view all images for this item
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Gay's Shepherd's Week. Thursday or the Spell.
Gay's Shepherd's Week. Thursday or the Spell.
Design'd & Engrav'd by J. Peirson.
Pub.d Feb.y 1 1798 by J Le Petit No. 22 Suffolk Street Midd.x Hospital.
Stipple. 240 x 180mm (9½ x 7"), very large margins. Some foxing.
Hobnelia, a young woman, uses the garter of Lubberkin, a shepherd asleep beneath a tree, to cast a love spell. 'Shepherd's Week' was a series of six pastorals by John Gay, published 1714.
[Ref: 59461]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Soldat en Semestre.
Le Soldat en Semestre. Dédié à Monsieur Rolland de Villarceaux Receveur Général des finances de la Généralité de Riom.
Freudeberg Inv et del 1770. Ingouf Junior Sculp 1777.
A Paris chés Buldet rue de Gesvres. Par son très Humble et très Obéissant Serviteur Buldet.
Very fine and rare engraving, plate 280 x 310mm (11" x 12¼"). Small margins. Thread margin at top
The soldier, returned from duty, regales his family with tales of military life. . After the painting by Swiss-born Sigmund Freudenberger (or Freudeberg) (1745 - 1801).
[Ref: 59557]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Printems. Vue du Rhône.
Le Printems. Vue du Rhône. Gravé d'apres le Tableau Original Tiré du Cabinet de B. Cleeve Ecuyer.
D. Teniers pinx.t. T. Major sculp.t.
A Londres chez Major Graveur de S.A.R. le Prince de Galles, à la Tête d'or dans Chandois Street. Publish'd accor.g to Act of Parliam.t May 8th 1753.
Etching with engraving. 340 x 465mm (13½ x 18¼"), large margins. Top border with several nicks. Few small repairs.
Rocky landscape with two shepherds and their animals resting on a river-bank at right, one of them holding bagpipes.
[Ref: 59224]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Miraculous Conversion of Saul.
The Miraculous Conversion of Saul.
Edward Dayes pinx.t. Thomas Hellyer sculpsit.
S. Morgan excudit. London Published 1804, by S. Morgan, N.o 32 Clipstone Street, Fitzroy Square, and C. Josi, Amsterdam.
Etching, sheet 925 x 640mm (36½ x 25¼"). Trimmed to plate, creases and repaired tears and nick to edges.
A scene of the conversion of Saul on the road to Damascus, with Saul falling backwards from his horse, flinging out his arms in terror as he hears the voice of God, surrounded by a company of Roman soldiers. The city of Damascus is visible in the right background.
[Ref: 59641]   £580.00  
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[St Peter receives the Keys.]
[St Peter receives the Keys.]
Ioh. Elias Ridinger excud. Aug. Vind. [n.d. c.1760.]
Mezzotint, rare proof before title, plate 670 x 470mm (26½ x 18½"). Creased, stained and tear to top edge. Rolled.
Jesus handing the Keys of Heaven to St Peter. The keys represents the office of St Peter and are seen as a symbol of papal authority.
[Ref: 59595]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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Judith: &: Tamar:
Judith: &: Tamar:
L: Castro. pinxit.
J. Smith: excudit [n.d., c.1690].
Fine mezzotint. 180 x 200mm (7 x 7¾"), large margins.
A scene from Genesis: Judah, not recognising his daughter-in-law, presents Tamar with his staff as part-payment for sexual services. Later, hearing that his son's widow is pregnant, Judah condemns her to death by burning, but she saves herself by showing him his staff.
[Ref: 59588]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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