5208 - 5534 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Good, dark impression; trimmed to/ on the borderline (sl. irregular around the hind's leg); tiny pinhole; sl. agetoned.
= Hollstein 95.
- Partly foxed. = Hollstein R5.
- On rather heavy paper w. watermark of a crowned double-headed eagle w. a flower on its belly. Cut vertically in two, w. minor loss of image, the halves reattached; former vertical middle fold; a few sm. marginal tears; partly trifle foxed.
= Impressive and lively view of an Italianate fantasy town.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
Anonymous (second half 17th cent.). (Flautist). Engraving after C. BLOEMAERT II after D. VAN BABUREN, w. engr. caption below image, 17,5x11 cm., "Isack Houwens Excudit".
- Middle-fold (as issued) w. tears on fold in upper and lower blank margin; lower margins partly waterst.
= From C. CAMPBELL, Vitruvius Britannicus (London, 1717).
- Creased; sm. hole; some vague waterstaining; colouring somewhat crude.
= First published ±1730 in Seutter's Atlas Novus.
- Trimmed to the borderline. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
Idem. (David and Bathsheba). Engraving after C. MARATTI, 46x32,5 cm., w. privilege, caption and "Romae Apud Iacobum Frey" below the image.
- Folds as issued; some foxing.
- Middle fold as published; some scattered small foxed spots/ stains; closed tear in left margin, sl. affecting image but unobtrusive.
= Impressive and decorative print listing all monarchies and monarchs from the Assyrian Monarchy up to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, characterizing the rulers with symbols (e.g. the sun, standing for 'virtuous'). The onlay piece is a German key to those symbols, tipped-on along upper margin and covering the Latin key. Rare.
- Poor copy: doubled; worn along extremities; soiled; closed tears. Sold w.a.f.
= New Hollstein A65, 1st state of 2; Hollstein (De Bailliu) 91a, 2nd state (with the address, not listed in Hollstein). Very rare.
- Both with some unobtrusive craquelure.
- Right margin (outside platemark) w. waterstains.
- Doubled. Sl. grey impression; vague horizontal fold; some stains; upper left corner cut off.
= CONTRE EPREUVE. Rare.
Simon, J. (1675-1751). "The Right Reverend Father in God William Lord Bishop of Ely". Oval mezzotint portrait after J. SIMON, 35x25 cm., engr. caption below, w. the address of E. Cooper, London, 1702. - AND 4 other mezzotint portraits, i.a. by J. FABER (2x) and E. FISCHER ("Jean Baptise Monoyer Peintre des Fleurs").
- Some sm. marginal tears; outer blank margins sl. dustsoiled.
= Commemorates "Neerlands Roem voor Koning en Vaderland 1831" at the Battle of Hasselt and Louvain, and the heroic death of Van Speyk. Rare. F.M. 6900.
"Eendracht maakt Macht". Lithograph by G.H. ZANDERS, 59x41 cm., Cologne, J.B. Hützer, (1832).
- Lower right corner waterstained; large closed tear in lower margin, running into image; sl. creased and w. horizontal middle fold.
= Rare. F.M. 6901.
"Bautersem 12 Augustus 1831". Lithograph on chine collé after J.J. EECKHOUT, 48x58,5 cm., Paris, Ch. Motte, (1831).
- Tear in lower margin affecting captions; image trifle foxed; mount yellowed and sl. foxed. = F.M. 6733.
"Bezetting van het Kasteel van Antwerpen". Lithogr. table within dec./ pict. border, 39,5x53 cm., Utr., Houtman, (1832).
- Leaf trimmed, the image at the top cut short ±3 cm.; waterstain in right margin; tipped onto paper mount.
= F.M. 6895: "Naamlijst der Officieren die den Raad van Verdediging in 1830 en 1832 uitmaakten en opgave der gekwetste en gesneuvelde officieren."
AND 4 other lithographs on the same subject, i.a. "Het beschieten der stad Antwerpen" and "Het springen van Z.M. Kanonneerboot no. 2, voor Antwerpen".
- Corners/ margins (incl. text) cut off on borderline; trifle frayed. = De Vesme 102.
AND 3 others, 1 by the same (De Vesme 464) and 2 after S. DELLA BELLA (with browned spots and 1 w. large closed tear).
- Many defects, i.a. waterstaining, tears and creases/ folds. Sold w.a.f.
= Prints by J. MATHAM after N. BERCHEM (title-p. De Bybel, Leyden, J. Elzevier, 1663), C.J. VISSCHER (publ.; 6 maps/ plans, incl. worldmap (defective) and plan of Jerusalem (very good)), after M. VAN HEEMSKERCK (3 (of 6) from the Story of David, Abigail and Nabal (H. 104, 105, 109)), J. SAENREDAM after A. BLOEMAERT (2 prophets, Ahajah and Elisha (H. 13 and 15)), J. SCHOORL, W. AKERSLOOT after H. HONDIUS (capture of Christ) and A. TEMPESTA ("Iosaphat prece vincit et thesauris potitur").
- Sl browned/ dustsoiled.
AND 4 Italian engravings, mostly on 19th cent. paper, i.a. by M. ROTA (Bartsch XVI, 28) and after A. CARRACCI.
= The Crowned Eagle from the Coast of Guinea; The Bittern from Hudson's Bay; The Spotted Plover from North America; The Plover from Bengall; The Field-Duck; The Cool footed Tringa; The Knot and Ash Coloured Hawk and The Little Lizard (foxed).