5636 - 5985 PRINTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- On 19th cent. wove paper; occas. trifle yellowed/ soiled/ marginally waterstained.
- Occasionally marginally foxed and w. unobtrusive vertical folds in centre; no.10 has ample margins; no.15 trimmed on the borderline and mounted.
= Hollstein 556-575. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIII.
- Partly cut on/ to the platemark; occas. trifle stained.
= New Hollstein 1455, 1456, 1458 and 1459.
- Plate 1 (title-p.) foxed/ sl. soiled and evenly duststained; plates 2 and 20 trifle waterstained; partly sl. dogeared/ sl. mouldy and duststained in upper blank right corner. Plate 3-19 in fine condition.
= Copies in reverse of a selection of Hollstein (Collaert) 648-678; New Hollstein (C.J. Visscher) 363. Beautiful series. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
ADDED: an anonymous 17th cent. drawing of several fish, a shell and a shrimp (orange crayon, names of the fish in pen and ink in Dutch, 27,7x20,4 cm. Folded several times w. thin spots/ sm. holes at intersection of folds, frayed and sl. soiled).
= I.a. M. DE VOS (1532-1603) (after), Gabriel, Jophiel and Raziel (anonymous engraving from a series of 3 engravings showing archangels, 1583-85, Hollstein 765), J. SADELER (1550-1600), Adam and Eve finding Abel (engraving after M. Coxie. Hollstein ), A. CARACCI (act. 1590-1595), Orpheus and Eurydice (engraving. Cut on the borderline. Bartsch 123); ENEA VICUS VICO (1523-1567), The Entombment of Christ (engraving after RAPHAEL, 1543, published by A. SALAMANCA. Lower margin cut short, losing ±3 mm of the image, Bartsch 7) and JOHANN MICHAEL FREY (1750-c.1820), Dressed monkeys making music (etching). Also prints by A. BOSSE, A. WATERLOO, J. LE PAUTRE, G. LANFRANCO (after Raphael), CHERUBINO ALBERTI , RAPHAEL II SADELER, C.W. BOCK (portraits), M. HEEMSKERCK. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.
- Old (and vague) vertical fold/ printer's flaw and a few wrinkled spots; a few small/ tiny stains.
= Bierens de Haan 157 ("Cette gravure, une des plus belles de Cort"); Hollstein 157, 2nd state (of 2, with Cort's name).
- Trimmed to the borderline; lost portion of lower left corner remargined, w. loss of part of Jacob van Campen's name and part of the privilege text; a few (very) sm. closed tears/ restorations in lower margin; a few tiny tears in upper margin; former horizontal fold; old ms. number in lower right blank corner.
= Hollstein 161, 2nd state (of 2, w. the letters); F.M. 2084. "I. van Campen Inventor" and "R. Verhulst F." in the plate refer to the tomb itself, made by Verhulst after Van Campen. With eight-line verse by J. van den Vondel.
Suyderhoef, J. (±1613-1686). "Martinus Trompius H.F. Hollandia et Occidentalis Frisiae Rerum Maritimarum Vicepraefectus". Engr. oval portrait after H. POT, dec. border of laurel and palm leaves and w. i.a. conchshells, cannons and smoking cannon balls, 40,7x31,7 cm., captions within cartouche and "H. Pot Pinxit" and "I. Suiderhoef Sculp." in the plate.
- On paper w. grapes watermark. Left blank margin narrow; neatly flattened folds.
= Hollstein 125; F.M. 5439c ("keurig exemplaar").
- The first print sl. dam. in upper right blank corner.
= Hollstein 12 and 17, the 3rd state (of 3), with the address of F. de Wit, letter a and number 1 resp. 3. The first print w. engr. caption "Divers belles ordinances, ornées des hommes, et bestes, designées par C.P. Berchem à Amsterdam".
AND 5 others similar after the same by C. DE VISSCHER (3x), J. DE VISSCHER and D. DANCKERTS (one print w. large repaired tear and sm. defects in corners). - AND a mezzotint by W. BAILLIE after the same.
= Delteil 71, the 8th state (of 9).
AND 1 other etching by the same, "l'Approche de l'Orage" (Delteil 51, the 2nd and final state).
- Slightly yellowed. = Delteil 20.
- Some remnants of former mounting on verso, otherwise fine.
= Wurzbach 8; Verhuel p.52; Niemeyer 370T. The 5th and final state, the letters added. The only mezzotint by Delfos.
= Bartsch 28, 1st state (of 2); Calabi 13, 1st state (of 2). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.
- One copy tipped onto old paper mount along left margin and w. a few foxed specks (mount sl. foxed).
= One copy with the collector's stamp of Johann Nepomuk Seiler (1793-1876) (Lugt 3976) on verso.
AND 10 other (anonymous) mezzotints, i.a. E. GOSSELIN (1849-1917), (Portrait of René Descartes) (after FRANS HALS, on a sheet of laid paper w. grapes watermark, signed "Ed Gosselin" in pencil), a peasant boy reading, a small landscape and a few biblical scenes.
- Browned; one sm. dam. spot.
- Trimmed to the platemark. Fine copy.
= Le Blanc 71-79, one of a series of 9 'sujets mythologiques'. With the collector's stamp of Richard Jung (1911-1986) on verso.
- A few thin spots (removal of remnants of former tipping-on).
= Dumesnil IV, 15(?). With the collector's stamp of Richard Jung (1911-1986) on verso.
- Trimmed on the platemark; sl. foxed; large tear professionally restored (only sl. visible); w. sm. stain in centre of upper part.
= Bartsch 6, 2nd state (of 2).