5732 - 6111 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Old horizontal fold. = New Hollstein 63.
AND 4 other portraits, i.a. by G. EDELINCK (3x, i.a. of "Fabio Brulart de Sillery").
= One of the earliest German lithographs. Winkler, p.64, no.20.
AND 11 similar lithographs by N. STRIXNER, dated between 1820-1829, all reproductions of old master pieces, incl. a lithograph after F. VAN MIERIS in two different versions.
- Partly foxed, especially the mounts. Joints partly split(ting); covers worn.
= Some of the lithographs before letters. I.a. "Arrivée au Bal-Masque", "Chasse du Renard", "Bouquet", "La toilette", "Bains de Dieppe", "Cathédrale de Chartres", "Entrée du port de La Rochelle" and "Le matin". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLI.
- Two prints trimmed to the platemark and tipped onto the same paper mount; the other two printed on the same leaf (w. Pro Patria watermark), the leaf cut in two.
= Hollstein 19, 41, 56 and 88, all (probably) the final state.
- Three sheets blank margins partly trimmed; some occas. yellowing/ sl. foxing.
= Nice colouring. Zuid-Holland "Overflakkee en Goedereede", "Overflakkee Voorne en Beijerland", "Scheveningen", "Alblasserwaard" and "Provincie Zuid-Holland" (resp. nos. XV, XVI (2x), XLII, LV and LVI (2x)); Gelderland "Over-Veluwe" and "'t Land van Doetinchem Bredevoort en Borculo"; Overijssel "Zalk, Wilsem, IJsselmuijden enz." and "Schokland (Eiland)"; "Provincie Utrecht" and Zeeland "Schouwen en Duiveland".
= I.a. by V. Raineri, Landini, G. Bramaitie, G. Galina, P. Fumagalli and A. Biasioli.
AND ±15 others, also under passepartout.
- Small tear in right margin, sl. affecting image; trifle foxed in outer blank margins. = Early lithograph.
AND 7 others, all but one of floral plants/ trees, i.a. 4 large etchings by i.a. H. SCHWEGMAN from Icones plantarum rariorum (1793; 1 print dam./ creased in upper blank corner) and 2 large (early) lithographs of trees by GALINE, showing "Saule indigene" and "Noyer" from an unidentified work.
- Each partly (sl.) browned/ foxed.
- Small rubbed spot along upper rim of lid. Othewise fine.
= Should probably contain a medallion struck on the occasion of Napoléon's coup d'état of December 1851, after which he could serve as president for a second term.
WITH 11 loosely inserted circular (stipple-)engr. portraits/ maps etc. concerning (French) history of the first half of the 19th century, all approx. Ø 8,5 cm., i.a. portraits of "Le Général Moreau", "G.L. von Blücher", "Théatre de la Guerre 1812", "Carte du Piemont (...)", a portrait of possibly Pope Pius IX in prayer and a handcol. cocarde tricolore listing the "Principales victoires des Français sous la Cocarde tricolore".
- Album worn (mainly) along extremities.
= Mainly depicting (mountainous) landscapes, people in contemporary dress and (monumental) buildings.
- Mediocre copy. Middle-fold; large closed tear; cut to/ just inside the borderline; chip in lower margin.
AND 11 others, i.a. by/ after W. HOGARTH, E. FESSARD and F. ERTINGER (4x).
- A few closed tears in margins and sl. creased; the large plate partly remargined. Otherwise fine.
= Nice series depicting the movable planetary at Franeker, designed and constructed by Eise Eisinga in his own living room between 1774 and 1781. Plate 1 shows the ceiling, plate 2 the rear wall and plate 3 presents a view of the entire room.
- Sl. soiled and waterstained in margins.
= Part of the "Album voor het Gedenkboek getiteld het gouden jubelfeest van Zijne koninklijke Hoogheid prins Frederik der Nederlanden, groot-meester nationaal der orde van vrijmetselaren (...) gevierd 27 november 1866".
AND 1 other commerative leaf for the 100th anniversary of the loge "Zu den drei Degen im Orient von Halle" (1843).
- Tear in upper margin, just affecting the image; blank margins some imperfections.
AND 4 others, i.a. 2 large mezzotints by V. GREEN: "A Winter's Tale" (frayed) and "A School" (trimmed).
"Uitbeeldinge der Heerlijkheit Friesland: Zo in t algemeen als in haare 30 bijzondere grietenijen". Engr. title by I. FOLKEMA, 47x28 cm., Leeuw., F. Halma, 1717.
- Sl. foxed; left blank margin strengthened w. paper.
AND 2 others.
- With a few creases in upper left corner; vertical central fold; glue stains in upper corners from former tipping-in.
= Rare view of the Hague, with cannonfire on the Buitenhof to celebrate the armistice of 1609. New Hollsteiin 62; F.M. 1263.
- Trifle (water)stained.
Aliamet, J. (1726-1788). "Arrivée au Sabat". Engraving after D. TENIERS, 38x28 cm., engr. captions, Paris, Aliamet, ±1750. - AND ±20 miscell. other prints, 17th/ 18th cent., i.a. a proverb engraving "Fortuna hominis pigri" by P. GALLE (and "Ioan Galle excudit"), 4 prints from an unidentified series by C. GALLE after N. VAN DER HORST showing memorable actions by important men (18th cent. impressions), "Départ pour le Sabat" (engr. by HORMAN after D. TENIERS), a large engraving showing Vulcan, Venus and Cupid (by N. TARDIEU after A. COYPEL) and 6 anonymous etchings from an unidentified series showing classical/ mythological (battle) scenes, bound together w. string.