5732 - 6111 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- A few plates trifle/ sl. yellowed/ foxed.
- Cut to the image. = Hollstein 299.
- Soiled, mostly in margins. = Hollstein 290.
- Thumbed; vague waterst. in lower right corner; tiny brown spot in centre.
= With the collector's mark of Pictura Groningen (Lugt 2028) on verso.
Carracci, A. (1557-1602). (Christ and the Woman of Samaria). Large engraving, 41x33,2 cm., w. "Annib. Car. inv. f. 1669" engr. in the plate, w. Latin caption engr. below the image.
- Sl. creased/ frayed/ thumbed; sm. tear in lower right blank margin.
AND 2 other large engravings, i.a. modern impression by G.B. CASTIGLIONE.
- Good impressions with margins; several (damp)stained spots (incl. a gluestain in blank margin upper right corner); both etchings w. tear in right margin; both prints tipped onto paper.
= Attributed to Coryn Boel by the British Museum. Not in Hollstein.
- Doubled w. Japanese and with extended margins, but also with 2mm margins of the plate mark; neatly closed vertical split in upper half of centre of image.
= New Hollstein 226, 1st state of 3.
Idem. Peasant feast in a village, a well in the foreground. Etching from the same series, 20x32,3 cm., w. "HBOL" and "H. Cok excu." in lower margin.
- Cut short in top margin; doubled; a few closed tears; manuscr. restorations in upper corners; some scratches between "H." and "Cock". Sold w.a.f.
= New Hollstein 217, 1st state of 3.
- Blank margins occas. creased and frayed; seven prints w. small wormholes just above image.
= Hollstein 327-333 and 336.
- A few tiny marginal tears; diagonal fold in lower left corner.
= From the set of of the small landscapes, plate 5. Hollstein 305-325, 4th state of 5.
AND 2 others from the same set: (Night scene with a bird net) (17th cent. impression, w. the address of Aegidius Hendricx) and (Shepherd with his sheepherd near a stream) (18th impression on thick paper).
- Margins trimmed inside the platemark w. loss of image. Pinpoint hole affecting image; tear in upper left corner; lower left corner some inkflaw.
AND a sl. smaller copy in reverse (w. broad margins). - AND 6 others by B. BOSSI (3x), F. BOUCHER (2x) and S. BOURDON, "Magnificentia" (mouldy spots).
- Sl. soiled.
- Remnants of doubling paper along upper margin; trifle yellowed/ foxed.
AND ±15 miscell. other prints with landscapes, pastoral or hunting scenes, mainly 18th cent., by i.a. PERELLE, J. HERTEL, J.E. RIDINGER and incl. 2 hunting trophies by GUÉLARD after C. HUET.
N.B. For a rare counterproof of a print by F. Boudewijns (1682-1767) see lot no. #5366
- Two closed tears in lower margin (1x affecting image).
AND 9 others, i.a. by S. À BOLSWERT after P.P. RUBENS (w. the address of J.Ph. le Bas) and by C.H. VAN MEURS after G. DOU, "Dans ce Sombre Séjour (...)" (blank margins dam.).
- Sl. weak and soiled impression.
= Not in Hollstein.
AND 4 other etchings and engravings i.a. after J. VAN GOYEN by J. VISSCHER.
- No. 12 margins cut short (within the platemark), lower right corner cut off and sl. yellowed/ stained; some foxing.
= New Hollstein 348-360. Copies in the same direction, publ. by C.J. Visscher. Nice and decorative series of fish. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIX.
- Most plates on laid paper, some on later wove paper. Most plates fine; a few plates sl. yellowed or trifle/ sl. frayed/ dustsoiled in outer margins. All w. old annots. in upper blank margin, i.a. giving the official Latin name.
= Mostly moths ('nacht-vlinders'), some butterflies ('dag-vlinders'). Exquisite colouring, including one w. some gold.
- Contemp. annots. in pen and ink on verso, shining through; some foxing/ browned.