4919 - 5415 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- A few brown spots; waterstained; remnants of former mounting visible on verso and shining through on recto.
- Doubled; cut to the borderline, w. exception of the caption.
= Rare scene with demons doing dentistry. May's buildings were houses in a former court in St. Martin's Lane, London.
Anonymous (18th/ 19th cent.). (Four surrealist demon figures). Etching, 17,2x21,5 cm. (platemark) (soiled). Tifault de la Noüe, P. (18th cent.). (Temptation of Saint Anthony). Etching, 23x27,2 cm. (platemark), signed "P. Tifault de la noüe inv. et sculp." and "novembre 1773" in the plate, monogrammed in the plate.
- Sl. browned. = Artist not found. Rare.
AND 2 others, i.a. after J.J. GRANDVILLE.
- Small closed tear in lower edge just affecting the image.
= Part of the design of the fresco in the dome of Parma by Da Corregio showing the Assumption. With an extensive annotation in pen and ink below the image by probably the artist himself, signed "Faraone Aquila Palermi i &f 1699".
- Ample margins; frayed.
"Voor- gevel van 't Amsterdams Stadt Huys ten Oosten". Engr. view by D. DANCKERT, 38x52 cm., title and scale bar engr. below the image, Amst., D. Danckert, 1661 (middle fold splitting at ends; frayed). - AND 6 others, all architectural engr. views/ floorplans.
- Closed vertical tear; left margin soiled and repaired, w. sl. loss of image.
= Part of a rare series of prints, published in 1561 in Zurich by T. GESSNER: Wunderbarliche kostliche Gemält, ouch eigentliche Contrafacturen mancherley schönen gebeüwen...
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.
AND 2 similar published by the same "De Heer St. Anna-Lands Hofstede genaamt Clingendaal" and "Lieu de Plaisance de son excellence le Comte d'Albermarle a Voorst" (both by D. STOOPENDAAL. New Hollstein 16 and 48).
= Hollstein/ Bartsch/ Dutuit 2, the third state (of 3). From a series of famous and rare etchings by Holland's leading marine painter, etched at the age of 71.
ADDED: "Gezigt van de Batterije geleegen over de Duijvendregtse brug" (engraving, 16x19,5 cm.).
= Hollstein/ Bartsch/ Dutuit 1, 3, 4, 6 and 9; cf. De Groot/ Vorstman 110-115; cat. Het rijk van Neptunus 33 a-c; Ackley 207-208. The 2nd (of 2) (Hollst. 1) and 3rd (of 3) state, with the name of the etcher and without the numbers on the etchings 3-6. According to Weigel only a few impressions of the second state with these numbers exist (the very rare first state are pure, unfinished etchings). The first etching without the six line verse by Backhuizen, printed from a separate plate. Famous and very rare etchings by Holland's leading marine painter, etched when he was at the age of 71.
- Sl. soiled and browned in lower right corner. = Wurzbach 8.
- Soiled. = Rare. Hollstein 25.
AND 4 other prints with classical themes, i.a. by C. VAN DE PASSE.
- Slightly foxed.
= Atlas Van Stolk, 4592; F.M. 4642. Rare caricatural print on the yacht carrying Rotterdam Orangists who accompanied the ship that transported the Princess of Orange to Breda on 22 July 1785.
- Sl. yellowed.
= F.M. 4951a. In 1787 Prussian troops besieged Amsterdam to expel the patriotic troops. Fine and rare view.
- Folded; sl. waterstained. = F.M. 4579. Also on Kaat Mossel.
- Vertical fold in centre, lower margin cut to the platemark.
Rousselet, G. (1610-1686). (The lamentation over the dead Christ). Engraving after C. LE BRUN, 43,5x41 cm., "C. le Brun pinx." and "Aegid. Rousselet sculp. et excud. Cum privil. reg. 1663." in the plate.
- A few sm. rubbed spots; horizontal fold ±3 cm. above the lower borderline.
- Fine impression on paper w. (heraldic?) watermark. Trifle yellowed/ foxed.
= Bartsch 16; Le Blanc 13-24.
- Waterstained in upper part; a sm. marginal tear in left margin.
= Bartsch 98, early 17th cent. impression, by Hendrick van Schoel (?-1622), active in Rome between 1595 and 1622. Part of the series Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae, published by Antonio Lafreri.
AND 22 others, i.a. by SISTO BADALOCCHIO, GIOVANNI BATISTA CAVALIERI, G. LANFRANCO (Triumphal procession of a Roman emperor, Various defects. Bartsch 31, 2nd state), G. GHISI (Bartsch 37, after PRIMATICCIO) and B. DADDI.