5732 - 6111 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Vaguely foxed; trifle frayed; verso surface dam. due to removal of ticket; remains of tickets in outer corners.
= De Vesme 19. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLI.
- One view foxed; all others sl. foxed; 3 w. (marginal) waterst.; 1 w. rubbed spots.
= Nice views of Bingen, Bonn, Constanz, Düsseldorf, Frankfürt am Main, Ruhrort and Wiesbaden. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLII.
AND a similar aquatint titled "Panorama bei Brunnen, Ct. Schwyz".
- Formerly bound together (left blank margin w. stitching holes); vaguely waterst.; 2 engravings lower blank margin cut short, 1x w. tear reaching into image, 1x lower right corner dam.
= New Hollstein 332-334, 338 and 339, the third edition with the address of C.J. Visscher on lower left corner of the first plate, the texts in lower margin.
- Blank margins foxed/ dustsoiled. = Before title.
AND ±20 other Napoleon related prints, incl. bookillustrations, i.a. "Mort de Napoléon (5 Mai 1821)" (etching and aquatint by TAZET after STEUBEN, 48,5x65 cm. Blank margins foxed/ soiled) and "Colonne Nationale. Fastes militaires de la France de 1792 à 1815" (Paris, Binet, ±1815).
- Vague vertical and horizontal fold; closed tear near the left foot (just touching the borderline). Verso some traces of former mount; sl. foxed.
= Strauss 259; Hollstein 308. "In the engraving, Phaeton is still tumbling in the air. His fall is rendered so that he seems to be coming through the picture plane, at any moment to collide with the beholder. The masterful illusion owes it effect to the severe foreshortening and highly effective shading. " SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLIII.
- Trimmed outside the platemark.
= Hirschmann 26, Kopien c; New Hollstein 22, copy d: "in reverse by Ludovicus Siceram, Antwerp, 1623."
- Good impression on thin paper w. crowned Strasbourg lily watermark (only top visible); yellowed in (mainly blank) corners from former tipping-on and extremely vaguely spotted in image; sm. portion of upper left blank corner torn off.
= Formerly attributed to Jan van de Capelle. Hollstein (Van Goyen) 7 and (Capelle) 8, 4th state of 5 (w. Van Goyen's name).
- All three prints w. repaired left corners.
= Hollstein 1-3. All three with manuscript collector's monogram of William Esdaile (1748-1837) on recto and on verso with date "1831" in pen and ink.
AND 2 landscape etchings after J. VAN RUISDAEL, Cottage on the Hill (19th cent. copy on wove paper) and The Three Oaks (18th cent. copy in the same direction).
- Browned; closed tears in blank margins. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLII.
AND 1 other etching by the same.
- Yellowed; a few (closed) sm. wormholes; pinholes in blank corners.
AND 3 other large engravings, all w. similar imperfections and sl. wear in margins, i.a. W. BOYD, "Sampson & Dalilah at the Gate of the Prison" (stipple-engr. after H. SINGLETON) and TH. BURKE, The Younger Pliny Reproved (col. stipple-engr. after A. KAUFFMAN).
- Margins repaired. Sl. soiled.
AND 13 other mezzotints by members of the Haid family, i.a. a large mezzotint of the apostle Matthew by J.J. HAID after J. KUPEZKY and some portraits.
- Small collector's mark above signature and 2 collector's marks on verso.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLIII.
= I.a. "Glycyrrhiza", "Charmoedrys Trissago", "Parietaria Helxine" and "Lagopus"
AND 2 others.
- Margins partly w. defects (lacking small portions; tears; some mouding; soiling).
AND 18 handcol. etchings and engravings, depicting i.a. flowers and fruit, all bookillustrations, small sizes.
- Sl. fingersoiled; partly (vaguely) waterst.; one engraving cut short (to the borderline) and w. large stain.
= Hollstein 1, 3-5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14 and 16. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLII.
- Impressions on wove paper; trifle/ sl. foxed; ample margins.
= Parthey/ Pennington 1815, 1863 and 1874, only or final states.
Vliet, J.J. van (act. ±1628-1637). Boy wearing fur coat and feathered cap. Etching from the series of Various full-length figures (10 plates), 6,5x5,5 cm.
- Trimmed to the platemark; sm. portion of upper left corner lost and tiny hole in image; some foxed spots; tipped onto mount along upper third.
= Hollstein 86, 1st state of 2, before the number.
AND over 20 other miscell. prints, 17th/ 18th cent., mainly small sizes, i.a. by F. VAN DEN WYNGAERDE (village bowling game after D. TENIERS; mediocre copy) and after REMBRANDT (copy in reverse of bust of mother), FRANS HALS (Pekelharing) and A. VAN OSTADE (larger engraving, so-called 'Het zoute scholletje', publ. G. Valk) and incl. 4 emblematic bookills. and 3 bookills. showing people ice-skating.
- On paper w. unidentified watermark. Both tipped onto mount along upper margin; sl. yellowed/ trifle foxed.
= Pennington/ Parthey 1275 and 1276; Ingalls (for the print with the whale) 385.
- Folds as published.
= With king George II on the throne. F.M. 2738c; Landwehr, Romeyn De Hooghe as etcher, p.159 III. Sold for the benefit of the Geschiedkundige Vereniging Oranje Nassau.