5611 - 5731 FINE ARTS - CATCHPENNY PRINTS and POPULAR PRINTS
= KVCS (Brepols), p.727, no.107.
AND 22 similar others, all but a few by Belgian publisher's/ printers, i.a. Brepols, Beersmans, Hemeleers and Dutch reseller Zeehuysen (Leeuwarden).
= Various subjects, i.a. proverbs, Sint Nicolaas, Luilekkerland (Cocagne), Trap des Ouderdoms.
- Sl. waterst./ frayed.
"Tot onderwijs der jeugd bedacht ik deze prent: Mogt deugd en vlijt in haer steeds woonen ongeschend." Catchpenny print w. 48 woodcut ills., thumb-col. w. red, green and yellow, each w. caption in dutch and French below, "N97", n.pl, n.publ., ±1840. - AND 29 others, mainly later published.
- Sl. creased; a few sm. holes closed on verso. = De Meyer (F.B. Hollingerus-Pypers en Broese & Co) 5.
AND 3 others, i.a. De Nieuwe Jan de Wasscher (Breda, ±1820) and Wat onder 't Spaansche Jok Oud-Holland heeft geleden (...) (Rott., ±1830).
- Tipped onto mounts, otherwise fine. = Perhaps by J. Schenkman and J.W.A. Hilverdink.
- Three prints margins cut short to the image; four prints cut in parts and tipped together on mounts.
- Folded twice, partly strengthened on folds or repaired on verso. = KVCS, p.764, no.20.
AND 4 others publ./ printed by the same: No.15, 17 (righteous boy), 21 (without address, but "'s-Gravenhage, 1840") and 30 (Dutch soldiers, w. address "Gebr. van Kapel, papierfabrikanten bij Delft").
- Cut in parts and to the image, tipped onto mount.
AND 15 others, all in similar handcolouring, all cut out and tipped onto mounts, prob. publ. by the same, i.a. Paul et Virginie.
= Rare set of caricatural catchpenny prints on the Spanish Succession crisis and subsequent Franco-Prussian War of 1870. I.a. references to the German and French emperors and the French minister of foreign affairs Antoine de Gramont.
- Formerly folded (paper weak on folds); dam. spot (1x2,5 cm.) on fold (repaired w. paper); marginal defects; foxed.
= KVCS, Brepols 220.
"Het leven en de bedrijven van Sint Nicolaas". Catchpenny print, 12 contemp. handcol. woodcuts, "No. 111" in upper right corner, without address, ±1880.
- Formerly folded; margins heavily dam. but repaired; partly doubled; sm. stamp on verso; marginal defects.
= KVCS, Glenisson 111.
AND 2 others similar, i.a. KVCS, Brepols 136.
- Each w. middle-fold as publ.; trifle/ sl. foxed; one leaf w. closed tear.
= Double-page plates showing a large variety of i.a. products, uses and applications concerning each subject. KVCS p.801 (Noothoven van Goor, Nuttige Prenten-boek 1, 6, 17, 18 and 22).
ADDED: "Filius prodigus qui pascit porcos" and "Filius prodigus revertitur ad patrem suum" (2 contemp. handcol. engr. popular prints from the parable of the prodigal son, both w. one large ill., ±1780).
- Various (sm.) defects.
= KVCS, p.745, no. 33, 35, 39, 45 ("Vestiges du chateau de Beaumont/ Overblijfsels van het kasteel van Beaumont") (not in KVCS) and 53 "Indoustan Le multipliant de Voortteeler" (not in KVCS, signed "P. Sterkx 1846" on the stone).
AND 2 other similar prints, numbered "93" and "98", without address but perhaps by the same publisher, no. 93 "Een landschap bij storm" (very similar in style and colouring to no.39 ("Een geldersch landschap"). - AND 3 other lithogr. catchpenny prints, w. the address of L. LAZARE, no. 23, 29 and 53.
- Margins cut to the image; two sm. tears in upper part.
- Margins cut almost to the image.
= A Michel Morin is a local French expression for a very versatile and handy person. The expression and this print was based on two anonymous biographical texts on the fictional character of Michel Morin, who excelled in everything, but who nonetheless died from the fall from a tree.
AND 1 other similar on Michel Morin, prob. publ. by the same, cut in 4 parts and tipped on mount.
- Two prints cut in half and pieces tipped together on paper mount.
= Rare. Partly early lithographs. Present are no.1, 2, 7, 8, 23, 25, 34, unknown, 95, 86 (Swiss costumes, signed "P. Ellmer") and 116. Hermann started his business in 1821. Cf. Brückner, p.222. I.a. animals, militaria and landscapes.
AND 27 similar catchpenny prints, all cut out and tipped onto mounts, probably published by the same companies.
- A few sm. repairs w. paper on verso; margins cut unevenly.
= KVCS (Kannewet), p.768, no.20. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXII.
- Central vertical fold strengthened on verso w. paper.
AND 10 others similar, for the greater part publ. by the same, all hunting scenes.
- Margins cut short. = Children's pastimes and punishments.
"Six des travaux d'Hercule". Handcol. engr. catchpenny prints, 6 scenes, ibid., idem, ±1820.
= Shows the 7th to the 12th work by Hercules.
AND 8 others similar, all publ. by the same, i.a. "Corvees militaires" (4 scenes), "Finette ou l'adroite princesse" and classical figures and personifications (i.a. the winds).
- Margins cut short to the image.
AND 4 others similar, all cut in parts and tipped onto mounts, prob. all published by Basset, all showing 'street scenes': "Promenade de St. Cloud", "Récreation du Jardin Ture Boulvard du Temple", "Les Etrennes du Palais Royal" and streetvendors.