5390 - 5740 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Vague vertical central fold, otherwise fine.
AND 2 other large engravings ("La courageuse Timoclée devant Alexandre-le-Grand" and "Paix signée entre Romulus, Roi de Rome, et Tatius, Roi des Cure"), both by J. THOUVENIN after H. SINGLETON, both mounted along sides, both sl. yellowed
- First print cut on the border line/ to the image; 2nd print cut to/ on the platemark.
= Hollstein (Galle) 501, first state; Hollstein (Stradanus) 370, first state. Two prints from the series Mediceae Familiae Rerum Feliciter Gestarum Victoriae et Triumphi.
AND 16 others, i.a. by the same, after M. VAN HEEMSKERK.
- The first print cut short to the borderline of the circle and within right margin (w. loss of image); defect in upper margin (w. loss of image) and sl. foxed. The second print cut to/ within the borderline of the circle and sl. stained on verso (sl. shining through).
= New Hollstein 378 and 380.
- Good impressions w. ample margins; the second sm. tear in lower outer blank corner.
= Hollstein 220, 1st state (of 3) (before the number) and 223, 2nd state (of 3), w. the number.
AND 7 others showing biblical scenes, i.a. an engraving showing a repentant St. Peter after M. DE VOS ("Et egressus foras flevit amare" and numb. "5") and 2 large etchings by J. LUIKEN, "De Verryzenis van Lazarus" and "Petrus slaat Malchus 't Oor af" (both from Icones biblicae, Amst., 1708).
- Two tiny birds added in pen and brown ink; sm. vague whitish stain.
= From the series Venationes, Piscationes et Aucupii Typi (title and 54 plates), attribution to Galle rejected by Hollstein (R 20).
Tempesta, A. (1555-1630). (A horseman and huntsman with a dead hare on his back arriving at an inn near classical ruins). Etching and engraving, 12,4x17,8 cm., numb. "9" in the plate in lower right corner.
- Copy in reverse of the orig. etching. Sl. yellowed; a few foxed specks; closed tear in right blank margin.
- Cut just outside the platemark/ borderline; mounted on board.
= Rare. Le Blanc 18, first state (of 2): "Avant le nom de Mariette". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIII.
- Title-p. tear in lower margin (just touching lower border of title strip of plate) and blank margins w. a few stains/ sl. soiled; two other plates spotted in image; otherwise blank margins sl. soiled.
= Hollstein 11-32. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIV.
- Trimmed on the borderline; 2 brown(ish) stains. = Bartsch XV, 51.
- Trifle foxed.
= Bartsch XV, 36. Remarkable print after Primaticcio's frescoes in the Gallerie d'Ullyse in Fontainebleau palace. With two large ornamental watermarks.
- Both remargined.
AND 3 others, i.a. by N. LE SUEUR.
- Yellowed and mounted.
= An isography of the prepatory drawing for Van Gogh's lithograph "Sorrow" (Van Heugten/ Pabst 2). On the lithograph and drawing see at large S. van Heugten/ F. Pabst, The Graphic Work of Vincent van Gogh, p.38-43.
- Cut just outside/ inside to borderline. Vaguely foxed and vague stain in lower margin.
= Strauss, 339; Hollstein 26.
- A few worn spots in margin on recto (partly strengthened on verso); sl. foxed in margin; tiny rusthole in image; verso w. traces of former mounting.
= New Hollstein 328, only state; Strauss 260. With collector's stamp of Mariette on verso (cf. Lugt 1790/ 2096) and F.H. Gall (Lugt 2935/ 1013). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIV.
- Upper margin laid down on mount. = New Hollstein 55. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIII.
- Repaired tear in lower left corner; a few thinned spots; traces of former mount visible on verso; trimmed just on/ inside the platemark; sl. foxed; tipped in. With a portion of the collector's stamp of Friedrich August II of Saxony in lower right corner (Lugt 972).
= Strauss 31; New Hollstein 77, 1st state of 2. Very rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIV.
- Two very thin spots in outer right; repaired tear in left margin; tipped in.
= Strauss 56, 4th and final state, with the artist's monogram and the address of H. Hondius and 1604 with the number 4 in reverse.
AND 4 other engravings, i.a. by J. MATHAM (New Holstein 164. Engr. caption cut off) and PHILLIPE GALLE.
- A few dam. spots and tears w. restorations on verso (two still visible on recto in lower left); a few thin spots (one larger thin spot in centre); cut on the borderline; trifle foxed; tipped onto mount.
= New Hollstein 61; Strauss 28. With the collector's stamp of Friedrich August II of Saxony in lower right corner (Lugt 972).
- A fine impression, on old laid paper with an unidentified watermark. Trimmed just outside the borderline; flattened vague middle-fold; traces of former tipping in all corners on verso (shining through in upper left corner); traces of old(?) mount in upper centre; one thin spot near lower right corner; tipped in along right edge. With unidentified collector's stamp on verso (an "X" or two halve circles within two circles).
= Strauss 142; New Hollstein 261, 1st state of 2. Very rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXV.