5732 - 6111 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Cut just outside the framing line; first print w. paper remnants on verso along edges (formerly tipped on/ mounted) and w. sm. closed tear near upper left corner.
= Hollstein 18-21, the 5th (or 6th?) state (of 6).
- Printed on rather thick paper w. ample margins.
AND 1 similar engraving by the same after MICHELANGELO (cut inside the borderline; traces of former mounting). - AND 10 other prints, incl. bookillustrations, i.a. after A. CARACCI, "Rotatore".
- All w. repaired dam. lower right corner, (sl.) affecting captions area and 1x touching image; some sl. foxing; all prints very vaguely stained in lower right corner.
= Untraced series, each season w. one or two lines of verse below, i.a. "De Mey maakt groen, Jan geef me een zoen" and "Een koren kroon is majers loon".
- Lacks plate 3 and 4. Extensive ms. annots. on first free endpaper; title-p. doubled; (sl.) yellowed; a few marginal tears in 1 textleaf. Vellum sl. soiled.
= Second(?) edition of the satirical work on the War of the Spanish Succession. F.M. 3155-3163. Very rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIV.
- Sl. frayed/ sm. marginal tears (1x closed); pinholes in upper corners.
= Rare (not in F.M.); early example of lithography. The explanation below shows that the calendar works in an ingenious manner, though probably too complicated for the general public to create a great demand.
- Both trifle/ sl. foxed; ample margins. = After Peter de Wit's gobelin tapestries.
- Vague vertical fold in the middle. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXV.
- Three small wormholes affecting the engraving. Wormtunnels just touching the portrait (strengthened w. paper on verso); stain in upper and lower margin; formerly folded; small tear in right margin; verso remains of former mounting in outer margins.
= F.M. 431; Atlas van Stolk 337. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIII.
= The original address and signature erased. All from book Genesis, i.a. scenes from the stories of Jacob, Abraham and Hagar, Joseph and Judah and Tamar. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXV.
= Caricature after the election of pope Clemens X in 1670. F.M. 2300; SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVI.
- One print w. closed tear in upper right corner; two prints formerly tipped on mount; one mounted on modern paper.
- Cut to/ just outside the framing line; sl. creased; sl. soiled and browned.
= A copy in reverse with many altered details, i.a. all the side figures are left out. Nevertheless a remarkable copy of a remarkable print. On 17th century paper with the coat of arms of Amsterdam. Bartsch XX.81.6 (copy).
- Sm. hole in blank margin.
= Rare variant on the popular theme of the additional seventh fool, the six others being the three donkeys and their riders. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVI.
- Cut short in upper margin, eliminating ±6,5 cm. of sky; trimmed just inside the platemark in other margins, partly eliminating number in corner; oblique fold.
AND 5 other etchings with animals, i.a. by M. DE BYE (bull standing to the right; stain in image) and P. DE LAER (Horned cattle, to the right a shepherd sleeping. Hollstein 3).
- Sm. restored spot in lower blank margin, just inside framing line; sl. foxed in lower margin.
= Not traced. Rare.
- Tipped onto paper mount in two corners; trifle specked.
AND 23 other (anonymous) mainly 18th cent. etchings and engravings, showing landscapes and architecture (stately houses, abroad of Dutch), i.a. a river landscape with arch of rocks and two anglers by G. and I. SMITH, and 2 small river landscapes monogrammed "HvD" and numb. and dated (1744) in the plate.
- Partly waterst.; worn = Tabula I, III and V.
AND 18 miscell. other prints, i.a. by A. VAN DER KOOGH (2 lithogr. landscapes before letters), after F. BARLOW by F. BARTOLOZZI (The Ressurection of a pious family. Waterst. and margins dam.), after H. BELLANGÉ (2 military scenes, printed by Engelmann), by A. CALAME (3 lithogr.), by C.P.P. CARLONI after DOLEIBENE and by CHARON after P. POTTER (soiled).