5611 - 5731 FINE ARTS - CATCHPENNY PRINTS and POPULAR PRINTS
- Margins cut to the image and partly cut in parts, tipped onto mount.
AND 2 others, both cut in sections, "Moeurs et usages des indiens de la tribu des osages, arrivés en France en 1827" and one on Zarafa, the giraffe who was a gift from Muhammad Ali to the French king in 1827.
= With accompanying text booklets of the various plays.
= Showing the characters of two separate plays: the play by Theophile Marion Dumersan, L'Intrigue sur les Toits, premiered in Paris, 1805. And the play Arlequin a Alger by M.N. Balisson de Rougemont, premiered in 1807 in Theatre du Vaudeville, Paris.
"La Marchande de Modes". Contemp. handcol. engraving, numb. "299" in the plate, publ. by the same, ±1810.
- Margins cut short.
= Characters of the play 'La Marchande de Modes' by E. Jouy, premiered in Paris, 1808.
"Le Pied de Mouton. Mélodrame en 3 actes, Théâtre de la Gaité". Contemp. handcol. engraving, numb. "290" in the plate, publ. by the same, ±1810.
= Characters of the play by Cesar Ribie, premiered in 1808 in the Theatre de la Gaité, Paris.
AND 12 others similar, 2x w. the address of Basset (but prob. all publ. by the same), i.a. Depart de Mr. du Mollet pour Saint Malo (play by M.A.M. Desaugiers, premiered in 1808 at the Theatre des Varietés); Aline Reine de Golconde; Le Loup Garou; Le Pacha de Surene, Le Tocsin (1807).
- Formerly folded (paper sl. weak on folds); marginal defects (three repaired marginal tears).
= KVCS, Glenisson 36.
AND 4 others similar, all but one published by the same (i.a. KVCS, Glenisson 33, 62 and 147).
= KVCS, p.835, no.80 and 46.
- All folded; first print w. repairs in margin and centre.
= KVCS, p.809-810 and 812, no.1, 2, 11 and unnumbered.
AND 2 others, publ. by the same: (Battle of Leuven, 1831) and (Wedding of Kloris and Roosje).
= I.a. a whaling scene.
AND 13 others, 2x w. address of Basset (but prob. most or all by the same), all but one cut short or cut in parts and tipped onto mount.
= Various subjects.
= Print showing the figures of a bogey man, "Der Kinderfresser" (children-eating-man) and a bogey woman "Die Kinderfresserin" punishing naughty children. The bogeyman shows great resemblance to the Dutch figure of Zwarte Piet, including the earrings, the bag with children and clothing.
AND 4 others by the same unidentified publisher, no. 168, 203, 240 ("Bonardin's Mondreise") and 241 ("Peter Pietsch").
- Three prints w. English annots. in red pen.
= Die Grosse Welt in Kleinen Bildern, p.101-114, no.66 (Neues Affenspiel), 68, 93, 102, 129, 197, 278 and Guckkasten Bilder no.1, 39 and 49.
- Margins cut off; two prints cut in pieces and tipped together on one mount.
= The famous theme of the world upside down, i.a. sheep herding humans, a cow butchering a man, a fish angling, a chicken roasting a man, men carrying horses.
= German nationalist songs, illustrated with (military) nationalist scenes.
Neue Deutsche Bilderbogen für Jung und Alt. Nr.51-58. Eight lithogr. catchpenny prints, Berlin, K. Werckmeister, 1915. - AND 4 others: Simplicissimus-Bilderbogen (3 col. lithogr. catchpenny prints) and Liller Kriegsbilderbogen nummer 21 (Lille, 1915).
= Buijnsters-Smets, p.203, without number.
AND 1 other New Year's Wish by the same to his grandparents, dated "Medemblik 1 January 1830", w. handcol. engr. head vignette.
- Narrow waterstain in left margin near edge.
= Allegorical border on the Dutch army. Buijnsters-Smets, p.220 (found in the collection Boerma, w. manuscript date 1852, Nes op Ameland); cf. Buijnsters-Smets p.137, illustration no.93, showing a similar border on the Dutch navy by the same publisher. Perhaps a pendant or part of a larger series.
- Repaired w. paper on verso in left and lower margin, sl. affecting the image.
"Kermis Brief Aan Mijn Eerwaarden Oma En Peetje En Neefje Goet". Calligraphed text in pen and brown ink, signed "Jan Pietersz. Klok" and dated "Marken 2 Maij 1801", within contemp. handcol. engr. border depicting a travelling carnival below, 37x29 cm., tipped onto mount.
- Repaired w. paper on verso along margins and on fold; upper part w. some stains.
AND 2 others (1x w. calligraph (Buijnsters-Smets p.158), 1x unused sheet), both tipped onto mounts.
- Folded; trifle foxed/ duststained along edges.
= I.a. view of the Grote Markt in Haarlem, a 'Kermis' scene, a whaling and a herring catching scene and "Palingtrek". Not in Buijnsters-Smets.
= KVCS (Hollingerus Pijpers en Broese & Co), p 765, no.4.
(Dutch professions). Catchpenny print w. 12 handcol. woodcut ills., w. captions below, numb. "La. D", Amst., erven H. van Munster, ±1800.
= KCVS, p.790, no.D. Tot Algemeen Nut.
AND 7 others, i.a. by Broese & Comp. (cavalry men, no.8) and so-called Nutsprenten.
- Folded twice w. creases; a few closed tears and holes. = Rare, not in KVCS (only 10 prints known).
"Daar Kunst, door zorg en vlyt, bestaat elk Maatschappy, Bestaat ons vaderland, leerd dit ô jeugd! van mij". Catchpenny print, w. 24 woodcut ills. after J. LUIJKEN, "No.28", each w. caption below, Westzaandam, P. Knip, ±1780.
- Lower right corner torn off, lacks last illustration; folded twice, w. hole on folds in centre.
= Knip was a reseller of de Roode. Rare. Not in KVCS. All professions after Jan Luiken, i.a. "Engelsche Keurslyfmaker".
- Tipped onto mount. = KVCS, Brepols 124.
"Het leven en de bedrijven van Sint Nicolaas". Catchpenny print, 12 woodcuts, "No. 111" in upper right corner, without address, ±1880.
- Formerley folded; marginal defects. = KVCS, Glenisson 111.
AND 4 others similar.