5390 - 5740 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Trifle foxed; a few sm. (closed) marginal tears. Otherwise fine. = F.M. 4798.
"D'Heer en Mr. Cornelis Goverd Visscher, Bevelhebber van het Burger-Vaandel Turkyen, de Vrijwillige ScherpSchutters ten dienste van der stad Utrecht, Gesneuveld, oud XXIII. Jaaren, III. Maanden. en XI Daagen. Engraved calligraphed text by L.J. FERRIER with inset view "D'actie is voorgevallen by Jutphaas", 29x36,5 cm., 1787.
= F.M. 4810.
AND 7 others, incl. 2 stipple-engr. portraits of Isaac van Goudoever.
- Sl. foxed; sl. stained in upper left corner. = F.M. 4862b.
"Oude Constitutie herstelt. Ao 1787." Engraving by J.G. VISSER after A. ZURCHER, 44,2x51,5 cm., w. "Proefdruk" engr. below image, ±1787.
- Vague middle fold; sl. stained in lower margin; two brown spots in outer margins.
= F.M. 4981a; Atlas van Stolk 4899.
AND 2 others, i.a. one on Hendrik Hooft Danielszoon.
- Trimmed to upper, left and right borderline and ±1 cm. below the lower borderline; borders traced w. black ink.
= DeVesme 846.2.
AND a similar, anonymous etching showing carriers in a port i.a. loading a pack mule (22,5x36 cm., numb "2" in the plate in lower right corner).
- Trifle spotted; occas. trifle chipped.
= The attribution to Jacob Faber is uncertain. For the monograms see Nagler III, 2302 and IV, 3247. For the bible see i.a. Delaveau/ Hillard 841 and Darlow/ Moule 6118.
Monogrammist "IM" and "HH" (late 15th cent.). Lot of 48 woodcut bible-illustrations, each, ±7,5x10,8 cm., monogrammed 10x resp. 3x (and 1x "E"), probably from S. SACCUS, Erklärung uber Sontags Evangelia (Magdeburg, 1595).
- Yellowed; a few prints vaguely stained.
= German text in Gothic script on verso. Mostly shows scenes from the life of Christ. For the monograms see Nagler III, 1023 and IV, 1910.
AND 20 anonymous woodcut illustrations with biblical scenes from an unidentified 16th cent. Italian work (each 4x5,3 cm. and incl. (ident.) border ±7x10,8 cm.).
= Mostly single-page, 21,2x17,5 cm., with captions in English, Dutch and French; the double-p. plates all have French captions only. The single-p. plates i.a. from F. Osterwald, De Sleutel des Bybels (1740).
- Tipped onto mount. Fine. = Van H. 53.
Idem. (Portrait of a seated elderly woman). Printdrawing after C. SAFTLEVEN, 19,9x15,5 cm., "C.S. 1651" engr. in the image, "door J.J. Bijlaert in 't koper gewerkt, naer een studie Tekening 1651 van C. Sagtleven, aen des selfs hand tekening kennelijk" in pen on verso.
- Tipped onto mount. Fine = Van H. 149.
- Occas. (sl.) (water)stained/ defects in blank margins.
- Left margin cut short to the image; waterstains in margin.
= Copy in reverse of Hollstein 287; Mirror of Everyday Life p.231.
- On paper w. Pro Patria (2x)/ Amsterdam (1x) and unident. watermark; ample margins (occas. sl. stained).
= Hollstein 249-261. WITH a duplicate of March (trimmed near the borderline).
Idem. "Verscheyde Beesten en Vogelen". Title-etching and 4 etchings from the series of Various birds and some domestic animals (14 plates) after A. BLOEMAERT, each ±9x15 cm., all numb. in lower blank corner, all except title w. "met Privil:" engr. below image, publ. by N. Visscher.
- On paper w. Amsterdam watermark (2x). Fine copies; title-etching trifle yellowed/ spotted.
= Hollstein 16-29. Numbers 1, 5, 6, 9 and 10.
- November w. small piece of scotch tape in centre; otherwise a few scattered specks.
= Hollstein 249-261. This state not in Hollstein, who lists 2 states: 1) before the letters and 2) with the letters, published by N. Visscher and each month with the publisher's address below. Very rare complete set. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXX.
- Occas. waterst./ lower left corner dam. (w. loss of image).
- Trimmed to or just outside the borderline; sm. stain in upper left corner; tipped onto mount.
= Hollstein 43, 2nd state of 2(?), with the address of Frans van den Wijngaerde. Shows two monkeys holding a world sphere with monkeys inside, dancing, drinking and smoking.
- Sl. foxed. = Rare early French 17th century devotional print. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXX.
= From the series Landscapes with Old and New Testament Scenes and Hunting Scenes (1584) by A. COLLAERT. The New Hollstein 128, 1st state (of 2). Attractive handcolouring.
- Cut on or just inside the borderline. Laid down on modern handmade paper, bound in modern giltlettered hleather, obl. 4to. Some wrinkling, spotting and small damages.
= Rare series, showing peasants with various domesticated farm animals, not in Hollstein, Bolswert/ Bloemaert/ Visscher (but possibly later impression of Hollstein after A. Bloemaert 406-419, Pastorals, dated 1611).
- Good/ fine impressions w. small margins/ cut to the borderline.
= From Hollstein 96ff, first and only state.
AND 4 engravings by the same from the series Female hermits, incl. title.
- Waterstain in lower right corner of blank margin.
= Van Gelder 138, II. Posthumous impression from the original copperplate, printed in 255 copies in 1975. There was also a posthumous edition of 57 copies in 1970.
AND 5 others, by/ after P. RENOUARD, C. JACQUE and C. LEANDRE.
- Tipped onto contemp.(?) mount w. grey wash border. Fine. = LNP 36.