5732 - 6111 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Formerly folded twice; remnants of former mount/ tipping-on; trifle spotted.
= Hollstein 163; Landwehr p.226; Dreesman II, p.429; F.M. 2792a (Febr. 1690): "Spotprent op de twisten tusschen Amsterdam en den Prins v. Oranje over de vermeende aanmatiging der Amsterdam. Magistraat ter benoeming harer eigen Schepenen volgens hare oude Privilegien (...)".
- Doubled; vertical line in blue crayon across etching; foxed (mostly in upper part). Mediocre copy.
= Landwehr, R.d.H. the Etcher 147, II; F.M. 2713b; Atlas van Stolk 2742; cf. Hollstein 142. Fine historical print of Willem III setting sail on a military expedition against James II of England, to prevent an alliance of this Roman Catholic king with Louis XIV of France against the Dutch Republic. Depicted are the depart from Brielle and the arrival at Brixham.
ADDED: 2 large 19th cent. col. lithogr. plates.
- Yellowed; waterstained in lower blank margin.
AND 1 other similar publ. by the same: "Mr. Frank Work's Celebrated Team Edward and Swiveller. To Road Wagon, Winning a Wager of $1,000, against Time, 2:20, at the Gentlemen's Driving Park; N.Y. July 13th 1882. Trotting a Mile in 2:16¾, without a Skip or Break".
- Formerly folded; doubled w. Japanese, closing tears (on folds) and some sm. holes (sl. affecting text); the engraver's address and a leeboard next to it erased/ covered w. black ink.
= F.M. 2728: "Fraaije pl. (...) Zeldzaam." Fine view of the departing fleet that would bring Maria Stuart from Briel (seen in the background) to her husband, the newly proclaimed King Willem III of England. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLIII.
- All with central vertical fold; occas. (sl.) soiled.
= Present are nos. 14-19, 23-28. Part of the funeral procession of William IV, stadtholder of Hollland, including the plate with the carriage carrying the coffin. FM 4032.
- First print vague folds and sl. soiled in margins.
- Some closed marginal tears, 2x affecting image (right margin along former horizontal fold and lower right corner); w. ms. annot./ verse in pen and brown ink below image, dated "1760"; sm. owner's ticket "Verz: L. Smith" in lower left blank corner.
= Hollstein 8; F.M. 1153; Van Someren 195. Rare and spectacular portrait, showing Prince Maurits in a rich scrollwork cartouche in an elaborate allegorical surrounding.
- Trimmed in lower margin, w. loss of 5 lines of caption (2 lines remain); left and right margins soiled/ frayed and w. some closed tears (sl. affecting image); trifle creased.
= F.M. 2837b; Hollstein 10 ("Military review of William III, King of England near Arnhem, 1691"). Lively view with a parade of officers on horseback and families having a picknick in the foreground.
AND 9 others, i.a. a large engr. battle scene "La vertu plaist quoy que vaincue" by B. PICAULT BLESENSIS after C. LE BRUN (dam. in upper left corner).
- Occas. sl. foxed. All but the last plate without textp.; mostly bound in quires.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLIV.
- Yellowed/ soiled (mainly visible in blank margins); a few rubbed specks. = Impressive picture of a tattooed farmer.
McArdell, J. (±1729-1765). (Time clipping the wings of Love). Mezzotint after A. VAN DYCK, 51x35,5 cm., caption below the image, without address, ±1750.
- Tipped onto paper mount along left outer margin; sm. tear in upper left blank corner.
AND 9 other (large) mezzotints, i.a. with mythological scenes.
- Ample margins; small waterstain in lower blank margin, just crossing platemark; vague horizontal fold; sm. rubbed spot in De Rycke's hair.
= Hollstein 152; F.M. 4652.
- Fine impressions w. ample margins. Sl. (dust)soiled, especially blank margins; blank margins sl. frayed. One print w. surface dam., w. loss of caption.
- Sl. yellowed. = Delteil 16, the second state (of 2). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLIV.
- Sl. yellowed/ trifle foxed.
AND 14 others, mainly handcol. 18th cent. engr., i.a. from (a foreign ed. of) the same work (i.a. "Het Pascha der Jooden", "Houwelyks Plegtigheden by de Jooden" and 4 costume prints), "D'Oprechting des Tabernakels in de Woestyne Sina (...)" (from F, HALMA, Kanaän en d'omleggende landen, 1717), "Cérémonies des Juifs le jour du Sabbat" (±1850) and "Gezicht van de Portugeesche Jooden-Kerk, van de Breestraat te zien, tot Amsterdam" (from FOUQUET, ±1780).
- Trimmed within the plate-mark; remains of tape in blank margins of corners. Good impression on 17th cent. thin laid paper w. unidentified watermark.
= Hollstein 8, the 1st state (of 2) before the number.
AND 4 other sm. etchings by the same (Hollstein 15, lower margin cut short), C. BEGA (Hollstein 12), TH. WIJCK (Hollstein 2) and an unidentified artist.
- Formerly bound together (left blank margin w. stitching holes); all w. vertical fold; first 3 engravings (vaguely) waterst.; one engr. blank margins frayed/ sl. torn.
= Hollstein 2-7, first state (of 2).
= Rare. Dirk Langendijk was a draughtsman, painter and etcher from Rotterdam, mainly of political and military scenes.
- No watermark detected; washed, w. almost completely trimmed off ms. numbering ("49"-"52") in pen and brown ink in upper blank margin still vaguely visible; two sheets w. restored tear, 1x in lower margin, sl. affecting Latin caption, 1x in inner margin, running ±2 cm. into image.
= Sheet 1 w. "Listoire de Hester" and "Hester, choisie pour Royne", 2 w. "Aman est en credit vers le Roy", 3 w. "Hester prosternee auy pieds du Roy" and 4 w. "Aman acuse par Hester est pandu".