4256 - 4312 FINE ARTS - HOLY PICTURES
= I.a. by F. HUBERTI , J. DE MAN, C. and J. GALLE and C. VAN MERLEN.
= I.a. by C. de Boudt, C. Galle, H. Wierix, Klauber.
= I.a. S. Bernardinus, Didacus, Jacobus de Marchia, Bonaventura, Franciscus de Paula, Felix of Cantalice, Benedictus the Moor, Johannes Capustrano, Paschalis. I.a, prints by E. VAN PANDEREN, M. CABBAY, T. VAN MERLEN, F. HUBERTI, J. DE MAN, M. ENGELBRECHT.
= With contemporay annotation on verso: "Christiaan Joling heeft zijn eerste heilige Communie Gedaen tot Cuylenborg in de Roomsche Cathollyke Kerk by den seer Eerw. Heer Mighiiel Hubertti R.P. op Hemelvaartsdag zijnde den 27 Meij 1813 out synde 14 jaar".
- Tiny dam. spot in right side of cut-out border. Otherwise fine.
AND 2 others similar: "S. Catharina Sen." and "S. Ottillia" (prob. Odile of Alsace), both w. cut-out and handcol. borders.
- Outer top and lower margins sl. darkened.
= All with a small illustration and a text below or surrounding. I.a. with biblical scenes, a monstrance surrounded by angels, the Holy Virgin, a wounded heart with a crown of thorns, the stigmata and a curious scene with a wicked man chased by walking wooden crosses. I.a. by/ w. the address of C. de Boudt, M. Bunel (17th/ 18th cent.), L. Fruytiers (1713-1782), J. van Sande (17th/ early 18th cent.) and I. de Wael (1632-1658).
= I.a. by F. HUBERTI, S. VERBRUGGEN, C. VAN MERLEN. I.a. saints Hyacinthus, John the Baptist, Bartholomeus and Jesus Christ.
= The crowning of Mary, the Ascension of the Virgin, Virgin and child trampling evil. I.a. by C. Galle, L. Fruijtiers, I. Hertsens, C. de Boudt., H. Wierix.
= Depicting Holy Mary and Christ standing upright. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE L.
- Some loss of enamel.
= Triptych depicting Christ Pantokrator on the middle compartment; on the left Holy Mary and on the right John the Baptist. A composition known as the "Deisis", which forms the central part of the iconostasis in the Russian Orthodox church.
- Panels sl. bent; leather sl. cracking.
- Binding sl. worn; backstrip loosening and sl. dam.
= Curious collection of portraits of Jesus.
ADDED 1 other (unrelated).
- Tear in right edge.
AND 4 others similar, all gouaches on paper, late 18th/ early 19th cent.: "S. Michael", "S. Josephus", "S. Anna" and Saint Elisabeth.
= I.a. the Visit to Elisabeth, the Annunciation, together with her mother Anna, Mary with Child. I.a by H. WIERIX, C. SCHUT, J. MATHEUS, C. GALLE, L. FRUIJTIERS, T. VAN MERLEN, F. HUBERTI, M. BUNEL, J. DE MAN.
= Mostly saints, but also the Holy Family. I.a. by/ after F. HUBERTI, C. VAN MERLEN, C. DE BOUDT, C. GALLE, ANNA BUNEL. Some with manuscript annotations on verso.
= I.a. (publ.) by C. GALLE, F. HUBERTI, T. VAN MERLEN, A.M. BUNEL. Incl. 4 engravings after M. DE VOS from his series of hermits, two engravings of evangelists by M. VAN LOCHOM, the temptation of Saint Anthony (by B.A. VAN BOLSWERT after A. BLOEMAERT). I.a. Saint Johannes of Mathera, Saint Roch, Barbara, Cornelia, Regina, Dominicus, Maria Magdalena, Thomas of Aquino. Also a few engravings from a series showing the Holy Virgin in various roles.
- Soiled. = With contemporary owner's annotations on verso, dated "1774" and "1812".
AND 3 others similar, all dedicated to Saint Magdalen, 1x on vellum, all with cut-out borders and handcol. decorations, late 18th/ early 19th cent.