5452 - 5769 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- All corners cut-off (w. loss of image/ text); old (repaired) tears.
AND a woodcut by N. BOLDINI after TITIAN (Samson betrayed by Delilah) (mediocre copy).
- Closed section in right edge; a few foxed spots in upper part.
= Probably an early lithograph showing a monkey barber cutting the whiskers of a cat. Rare.
AND two similar lithographs, probably by the same artist, showing cats being hanged by monkeys under the watchful eyes of two crowned lions and another scene showing a courtroom where two dogs are pleading in front of human audience and lion judges.
- Trimmed just outside the platemark; paper yellowed and sl. foxed.
= With the collector's mark of E. Fabricius (Lugt 847a and 919bis) on verso. Hollstein 10, the 2nd state (of 5), before the address. Mirror of everyday Life 71: "This is a case of realism taken to extremes and of a bylaw flouted, as any contemporary viewer of this print of an old woman emptying a chamberpot out of her window would have realised straight away. Those with a more erudite cast of mind might also have associated it with certain flights of poetic fancy from a distant past (...)."
- Without the "Verklaaring". = F.M. 4756.
- Broad margins, well outside the plate mark.
= Hollstein 25, the 1st or 2nd state (of 2).
- Upper and outer margins trimmed on/ just within the platemark.The lower margin, originally much wider, trimmed to match the other margins.
= Hollstein 16 and 17, probably both 2nd state of 2.
= Hollstein 10, 1st state of 2, before the reduction of the plate.
- Trimmed to the platemark.
AND 2 other sm. etchings by the same, printed on 1 leaf, publ. by N. Langlois.
- First etching w. a few brown spots on verso vaguely shining through on recto. Second etching w. traces of former mounting on verso.
= Fine impressions. Collector's mark of E. Bouverie on verso of first print (Lugt 1921) and of doublet of Rijksprenten Kabinet Leiden (L700b) on verso of second print.
- Waterst.; vertically creased in centre; closed tear in right blank margin.
Ryland, W.W. (1732-1783). "Vüe d'un pont". Etching after F. BOUCHER, 32,7x24 cm., engr. title below (partly browned/ waterst.). - AND 4 others, i.a. by J.PH. LE BAS after J. VAN RUISDAEL.
- Sl. yellowed in the margins; tipped onto mount.
- Vague stain in left blank margin. = F.M.1419-B; Atlas van Stolk 1063 and 1464.
ADDED: a bird's eye plan of Namen from GUICCIARDINI.
- Soiled and w. (dust)stains; sl. browned in margins; offsetting from former passepartout.