5729 - 6076 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Trimmed to the borderline; lower right corner restored.
= Unidentified collector's mark in lower right corner. Le Blanc II, 152 (prob. 2nd state) with title La Renommée, génie sonnant de la trompette. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
- Remains of former mounting on verso; sl. browned/ partly foxed.
AND ±160 other portraits, 16th-19th cent., various techniques and sizes, i.a. of J.P. Felwinger (engr. by J. SANDRART), L.F Le Fevre de Caumartin (engr. by P. VAN SCHUPPEN), Samuel Bernard, Comte de Coubert (engr. by P. DREVET after H. Rigaud), J.H. Löfelholz von Colberg (engr. by G.M. PREISLER), Johannes de Jonghe (engr. by Th. MATHAM), Hero Sibersma (mezzotint by J. GOLE), Huldrichus Zasius (engr. by TH. DE BRY), prince Frederick Hendrick (engr. by P. DE JODE after A. van Hulle), Godardus de Reede (engr. by C. GALLE after A. van Hulle).
- Waterst. in lower left margin, 2x affecting the image.
= Hollstein 22, 24, 25 and 26, the second state (of 5), with the letters, before the numbers.
= Comprising initials by i.a. J. Amman, H. Holbein, monogrammist "I.F.", J. Faber, Urs Graf, J. Moylin, J. Petit and G. Tory. Depicting i.a. saints, i.a. Saint Nicholas and Mary Magdalen, Roman gods and goddesses (i.a. Juno, Orpheus and Vulcan) and dances of death. Also including some cut-out 16th cent. woodcut title-pages, printer's marks, bookillustrations, ornaments, borders and head- and tailpieces. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
- Mediocre copy. Laid down on mount; lower corners torn off, chip in upper margin; outer right margin repaired; small tear in left mrgin and sl. foxed/ dustsoiled.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
- Doubled; two brown stains in the image; white opaque paint (?) stains in centre.
= Curious print showing two rivergods at the bottom, in the centre a scene of a gentleman and a squire walking past the allegorical figure of Patience. Behind them a vague view of an Italian (?) (Rome?) city. In the upper left corner an allegorical female figure shielding a group of people under her cloak and above the allegorical figures of Fame and Father Time (or Death).
= On 17th/ early 18th century laid paper
- Some vague foxing; stain in left blank margin. Verso traces of former mounting in upper corners.
- Tear in right margin.
= On laid paper with bunch of grapes watermark. With the collector's mark of i.a. H. Füssli & Cie (Lugt 1008) on verso.
AND 1 other etching by monogrammist "C.V", dated "1629"[?]
- Two sm. pinholes in lower corners; formerly tipped onto miunt, w. paper remnants in upper corners on verso.
= Not found. Perhaps part of the series of seasons represented by ladies in elegant contemporary clothes, engraved by Guilliam de Gheyn and published by Le Blond. Cf. the print representing summer in the Rijksmuseum by De Gheyn. With the collector's mark of J. Kerner (Lugt 1567b) and a seller's stamp ("Graf G."?).
= Rare allegorical print on mathematics. Probably part of a series.
- First portrait vertical fold. Both prints sl. foxed.
AND a caricatural lithograph by C. MOTTE of two smoking soldiers: "Ils fument!" (±1840. Sl. foxed).
- Creased in blank margin (outside plate mark); sl. yellowed. = With tentative attribution on verso to P.C. Helleu.
AND 1 other (artist's signature unread).
- Slightly soiled in blank margins and frayed. = Prouté 11, 4th and final state.
AND 3 similar by the same: "Le village de Chanaz", "Bords de Lac du Bourget" and "L''Étang de Frignon".
= Prouté 44.
AND a drypoint by A. BESNARD, La mère malade.
- Engraving w. a few oblique folds in margins, also touching the image; sl. frayed in right margin.
= Rare. Bierens de Haan 1087 (ed. 1738). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
- Without the title print (Spring); one print w. (sm.) closed hole in left part en lower right corner.
= From the series The Four Seasons.