4919 - 5415 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
= Hollstein 3.
AND 5 other etchings of cows and bulls, i.a. by M. DE BYE (Hollstein 30) and P.G. VAN OS.
- Trifle foxed and creased; "gelegen by de stad Leyden" added to title in old pen and ink.
= Hollstein 174, 2nd state (of 3).
= On thin laid paper w. unidentified watermark. Hollstein 1, the 2nd state (of 2). One of only five etchings known by Verboom, follower of Ruisdael.
AND 4 other etchings by K. DUJARDIN (2x) and H. VAN BRUSSEL (2x).
= Possibly LNP, "tweede groep bijprenten" 115.
- All fine copies w. small margins.
= Hollstein 1, 2 (small waterst.), 4 (3 brown stains (just) affecting image), 8, 9, 11 and 12; cat. Harlemia Illustrata 211. The 2nd state (of 3).
- Broad margins (between 2,5 and 5 cm.). All prints (1x sl.) waterstained in lower margin, twice just touching the lower right corner of the image; all plates w. closed tear(s) in blank margin(s) (1x w. sm. closed hole in margin, the tear just touching the upper margin of the plate); two prints w. (1x vague) vertical folds/ crease; first two plates sl. stained in upper margin of plate; second print trifle wormholed in Clodius' right knee.
= Rare series, which was published by Schabaelje and Visscher in Den Grooten Figuer-bibel. See P. Visser, Broerders in de geest. Vol. II, p.301-362. Our set without the address of C.J. Visscher.
- Damaged spot in upper left corner; trimmed to the borderline. = Hollstein 52, 5th state of 6.
- Some sl. foxing/ thumbing; partly w. narrow/ without margins on left or right side; some plates w. (sm.) (mostly repaired) tears in blank margins (occas. into image); most w. tears in fold.
= The Amsterdam based publisher Cornelis Visscher started publishing large engravings of biblical scenes from ±1630, so-called "royaalbijbelprenten". After his death, his heirs continued the production. The engravings were sold separately and were combined in the "Royaalbijbel".
AND 6 large engravings after i.a. P.P. RUBENS, all ±36x51 cm., all w. engr. captions below in Dutch, Latin, German and English, publ. by N. Visscher and C. de Jonge.
- One plate dam. on fold ("Surgens Maria Profecta (...)"; some sl. thumbing/ soiling.
= Similar "royaalbijbelprenten" published by different Amsterdam based publishers.
- Sl. yellowed. = Hollstein 115. Third plate from a series of 4 landscapes after N. Berchem.
Hecke, J. van den (1637-1684). Two donkeys. Etching, 10x15,6 cm.
- Sl. browned, brown spot in upper left corner. = Hollstein 12, 2nd state of 3.
AND 5 others, incl. later impressions, i.a. by D. STOOP and P. DE LAER.
= Hollstein 30, 33, 34 and 37. Rare 2nd (?) state w. engr. numbers "85", "88", "89" and "92" resp. above the image, not mentioned by Hollstein. All 18th century impressions.
- Vertical central fold. = Hollstein 46, 3rd state of 4.
- Tipped onto paper mount; sl. creased. = Hollstein 89.
Idem. Mounted herd chatting with a standing herd. Engraving from the series of 8 Pastoral landscapes, 12,3x19,3 cm.
- Cut sl. short (within the borderline); tipped onto paper mount; 1 stain/ rubbed spot; sl. creased.
= Hollstein 81.
AND an etching by J. LUIKEN, "Oproer tot Lions, in 't Jaar 1621".
- Trifle yellowed and foxed.
WITH: the title-p. only of C. NIEUWPOORT, Twaalfde reys na Oost-Indien (...) (Leyden, P. vander Aa, n.d. (±1705)), w. large title-engr. by J. GOEREE.
- Laid down on mount; waterstain in lower right corner.
= Rare. J.W. Vos and C. Kruseman were both pupils of J.A. Daiwaille, who started a lithographic company in the early 1830's. According to Van der Aa, Biographisch Woordenboek, J.W. Vos died in his early thirties of cholera in 1833.
- Sl. soiled; vague fold; trimmed to the platemark.
= Allegorical scene of the element fire. From the series of 4 elements.
Wille, J.G. (1715-1808). "Instruction paternelle". Engraving after G. TERBORCH, 1765, 43,2x33,6 cm. (platemark).
- Tiny hole in image; sl. soiled in margins.
AND 3 others, engr. view on Charenton by J.P. LE BAS after F. BOUCHER and "Les souffleurs et le paisan credule" engr. by F. GODEFROY after JAN STEEN and a large early lithograph by F. PILOTY after A. VAN DYCK.
- Fne impression with thread margins.
= Hollstein 25, the 1st and only state, from the Ottens edition, early 1700. With the collector's stamp of J.E. Wetterauer on verso (Lugt 3870).
Idem. Village with a church at a riverside. Etching, 9,5x14,3 cm., "d" in the plate in upper left corner.
= Hollstein 24, the second state (of 2).
- Very fine impression with large margins on thin paper. = Hollstein 62, the 2nd state (of 2).
AND 1 other etching by the same: Small waterfall (Hollstein 5, the 3rd and final state).
- Sm. black inkstain in lower left margin, partly in image. = Hollstein 58, the 3rd state (of 3).
- Sl. foxed and yellowed; traces of (former) mounting on verso. = New Hollstein 2, 3rd state (of 3).
AND 5 others by the same (sl. foxed): The mule driver (New Hollstein 48, only state); The leaning tree (New Hollstein 58, 3rd state (of 3)) and Herdsman near a water-mill (New Hollstein, only state); The Hamlet (New Hollstein 29, 2nd or 3rd state (of 3), this copy without address, not mentioned in Hollstein) and A cottage on a hill (New Hollstein 23, 3rd state (of 3)).
= Hollstein 83, 2nd state.
AND 7 others, i.a. by/ after A. WATERLOO.