4919 - 5415 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Trimmed on/ just within the borderline; brown spot/ stain in lower right corner.
= From the series Opera Misericordiae (Acts of Mercy). Hollstein (German) 468, 1st state of 2. Rare.
Idem. The Circumcision. Christ among the doctors. Two oval engravings after M. DE VOS, 13,8x10,5 cm.
- Ample margins w. some fingersoiling.
= Both from the series of 12 scenes of The Life and Passion of Christ. Hollstein 74 and 77.
- Lacks portion from upper left margin (w. manuscript restoration); doubled on laid paper; trifle foxed.
= Hollstein 135.
- Trimmed to the border line.
= Probably part of a series of children's activities. See also the print in similar style and size of children playing blindman's bluff in the British Museum (1983,U.394). Earlier state with the printer's address and without the number.
AND 8 others by the same, all landscapes, incl. 3x circular, i.a. with addresses of I.van Merlen, N. Langlois, Le Blond and G. Jollain.
- One print w. vague fold in lower corner; the other sl. foxed. = From the series Le Blanc 71-76.
Perelle, N. (1631-1677). (River landscape with houses in the background, mule and rider resting along the shore). Etching, 11,1x17,7 cm., "Perrelle In fe" and "11" in the plate.
- Some handcolouring w. red chalk. = Le Blanc 3-152.
AND 5 other etchings by members of the Perelle family, i.a. a harbour view w. a classical ruin by ADAM PERELLE (printed by N. de Poilly). - AND 3 other sm. landscape etchings by R. NOOMS and I.. SILVESTRE.
- All (sl.) fingersoiled.
AND 9 other Rococo ornament prints, some chinoiserie themed, by/ after i.a. F.X. HABERMANN, MODON and F. BOUCHER.
= Focillon 86; Wilton-Ely 73. View on the iconic building by Borromini, that defined Baroque architecture.
- Fine. = Wilton-Ely 425/ 424 (watermark R17, late 1760's- early 1770s).
- Waterstain in lower part on fold.
= Ad. 1 Plan of the animal cages of the so-called Curia Hostilia, which form the substructure of the Temple of Divus Claudius, where nowadays stands the basilica of Santi Giovanni e Paolo. They are said to have been the dens of the wild animals used in the nearby Colosseum, but this is dubious. The print shows part of the elevation and the still buried storey below. Wilton-Ely 524/ 510 (watermark R33 or 35, mid 1760's; Focillon 391.
- On paper w. heraldic watermark. No. LX waterstained in upper blank margin w. loss of paper and repairs in lower margin; no. XXXVII dampstained in upper blank margin
= Wilton-Ely 412 / 394 (watermark R33 or 35, early -mid 1760s).
- Chine collé loosening; a few vague foxed spots. = Delteil 157.
= Delteil 93, 8th and final state.
- Dark stain in upper right corner. = LNP 25.
AND 4 other printdrawings by A. BROUWER, i.a. after A. VAN DE VELDE and J. BOTH (tear).
- Tipped onto mount. Fine. = LNP 45, the 2nd state of 2; Van Huffel 76.
= LNP 33, 5th or 6th state of 6.
Idem. Man met zak op de schouder bij zonsopgang. Printdrawing after L. BAKHUIZEN, 14,2x21,1 cm., with the Ploos stamp on verso, tipped onto mount.
= LPN 32, 3rd or 4th state of 4.
AND 1 other printdrawing by the same (LPN 41, with the Ploos stamp on verso).
- Browned; soiled; w. sm. holes and marginal tears.
= With a caption citing Cato: "Nec te collaudes, nec te culpaveris ipse. Hoc faciunt stulti, quos gloria vexat inanis". Cf. Hollstein 10 and Hollstein 89 (Bloteling). This state not found. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CX.
Idem. The same print, but with the monogram "AB" in upper left corner and without the caption below.
- Laid down; upper right corner chipped; sl. soiled.
= Probably a later state of the first print. Both prints (very) rare. Probably a copy in reverse of the print by Cornelis Visscher (Hollstein 172).
- Trimmed to/ on the borderline; 2 sm. chips in right en lower edge near lower corner; unevenly browned.
= Rare portrait. Companion to the portrait of the grand duchess of Tuscany by the same artist. With manuscript collector's mark of M. Ferrajoli, topped by a crown in pen and ink (not found in Lugt). Watermark of the leaf shows an eagle inside a shield.
AND 21 other portraits, i.a. of Paulus Pontius (by A. VAN DYCK, New Hollstein 8, 7th state of 7), czar Alexander I of Russia (stipple-engraving by F. VENDRAMINI after L. DE ST. AUBIN), Sebastian Munster (16th cent. engraving. With unidentified collector's mark Lugt 2836); Guillaume de Bloys dict Treslong Admiral de Zelande (engraving by H. WIERIX); Cornelis Ploos van Amstel (engraving after G. VAN DER MIJN. According to contemporary annotation below engraved by J. VAN DER SCHLEY) and king W³adys³aw IV of Poland (large engr., partly after P. SOUTMAN. Poor copy, w. tears and lacking portion. Rare).
- Sl. foxed in blank margins; image trifle foxed; two sm. closed tears in lower blank margin.
= Hollstein (Van Dyck) 171, 2nd state of 4. "Engraved by an unknown printmaker, possibly Adriaan Lommelin". With the collector's stamp of L.A. de Vries on verso (not in Lugt).
Suyderhoef, J. (±1613-1686). "Martinus Trompius H.F. Hollandia et Occidentalis Frisiae Rerum Maritimarum Vicepraefectus"." Engr. oval portrait after H. POT, dec. border of laurel and palm leaves and w. i.a. conchs, cannons and smoking cannon balls, 40,7x31,7 cm., captions within cartouche and "H. Pot Pinxit" and "I. Suiderhoef Sculp." in the plate.
- On paper w. grapes watermark. Vague oblique crease; one corner carefully restored (unobtrusive) and another sl. thin; a few specks.
= Hollstein 125; F.M. 5439c.
AND 2 portraits by P. PHILIPPE and M. DE SALLIETH.