4919 - 5415 FINE ARTS - GRAPHIC ART, 16th-19th CENTURY
- Laid down on paper mount; sl. foxed and stained.
- With various defects.
= Hollstein 25, the 2nd state (of 5), before the number and before the address of G. Valk.
Idem. Mountainous riverscape with bridge. Etching from the series of 4 Various landscapes, 10,8x15,3 cm., "Johan Almeloveen inv. et fec" below the image.
= Hollstein 36, the second state (of 3).
AND 1 other etching by the same.
- Fine impression, trimmed outside the platemark. = Hollstein 36, the 3rd state (of 3).
Cats, J. (1741-1799). (Landscapes). Two small etchings from a series of 6 Landscapes on 1 leaf, both 5,8x8 cm, both signed "J=Cats inv et fec 1768" in the plate, tipped onto mount.
- First print tiny speck to the left of the centre, otherwise fine impressions w. good margins. = Wurzbach 1.
= Hollstein 13, probably the second state (of 3).
AND 6 other prints, i.a. by the same, J. VAN HUCHTENBURGH, a mezzotint by AERT SCHOUWMAN and "Afbeelding van de Wooning der Boekverkopers Yntema en Tiboel" (1768).
= Later impression of a 15th century woodcut. On late 19th cent. laid paper with watermark "PL Bas" (also found on paper used by Vincent van Gogh).
- Browned. = Later impression on laid paper. Schreiber 1528.
= Woodcuts from this work are attributed to the 2nd Master of Delft, Master of the Delbecq-Schreiber-passion and the master of the Virgo inter Virgines.
Burgkmair I, H. (1473-1531). The Battle of the Spurs. Woodcut, 22x19,7 cm., monogrammed in the block.
- Upper corner w. sm. tape remnants. = Hollstein 526. From the Weisskunig, 1775 edition.
Beck, L. (±1480-1542). The Battle near Naples. The Death of the Ermine King. Two woodcuts, 21,7x19 and 21,9x19,5 cm.
= Both from the Weisskunig, the 1775 edition. Hollstein 192 and 196, 5th (of 6) state.
AND ±30 others, all woodcuts, 15th-18th cent., a few later impressions, i.a. by HANS SCHAUFELEIN and 2 lvs. from H. SCHEDEL, Liber Chronicarum.
- Glue stains from sellotape in corners and lower margin; sl. soiled/ stained in left margin.
AND 5 others: 1 other leaf w. a woodcut from Die alder excellenste cronyke van Brabant and a woodcut from Passionael twinter stuc by J. DE VORAGINE and an entire leaf and two parts of leaves from Die cronycke van Hollandt Zeelandt ende Vrieslant (Leyden, 1517).
- All tipped onto mount.
= Each with collector's mark of H.R.W. Howard on verso (Lugt 1318). Attributed to H. Schäufelein on mount, but not found in Hollstein.
AND 3 small views of i.a. Luzern and Zurich from S. MÜNSTER, Cosmographia.
- Professionally restored; doubled and remargined w. thin Japanse; one inkstain in right margin of image; cut on/ inside the bordeline; one tiny hole repaired; formerly folded (visible on verso).
= A scene showing the intermedio, a theatrical performance during the Italian Renaissance and predecessor to opera. Particularly popular amongst the ruling Italian families, including the Medici family. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.
- Tipped onto mount in all 4 corners, w. glue stains sl. shining through; sl. fingersoiled.
= The British Museum attributes this print to Lambertus Suavius. A curious allegorical print on the proverb Poverty is the daughter of War (War brings on poverty). Very rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIV.
- Foxed spots; sl. soiled; paper doubled; upper margin trimmed short with loss of image.
= Artist unidentified. On laid paper with unidentified watermark showing an unknown creature. With an unidentified collector's mark "CD" on verso, not in Lugt.
= On 17th century laid paper with watermark showing a star. Caption reads:"Questi sprezzo cosi l'humane cose, E le pompe terrene á Scherno prese, Che venne col suo riso á far palese, Che sono vanita ridiculose". Rare.
- Sl. browned and soiled.
= Artist unidentified. The muse looking for inspiration while demonic figures are making fun of the painting. Perhaps an early state before letters.
AND 8 others, i.a. a small Vanitas engraving by R. SADELER after C. SCHWARTZ (poor copy. Hollstein 212) and an engraving showing the apostle Philippus (copy after LUCAS VAN LEYDEN).
= Probably an early state before any lettering. Artist unidentified. On laid paper with watermark showing a ring of circles. With an unidentified collector's mark "CD" (not in Lugt).
- Sl. soiled; w. a few spots, mostly in margin.
= Rare paper sundial, perhaps late 16th century. On paper with part of an unidentified watermark.
- Sl. browned; folded once.
= A not very accurate copy in reverse on 19th century woven paper. Cf. Geisberg, Single Leaf Woodcut, 1424 and 1425.
- Verso sm. glue stain from former tipping in.
- Waterstained; foxed in blank margins, sl. affecting image.
Anonymous (18th cent.). (Watermill in a forest). Engraving, 8,2x13,3 cm., "Dubricij" in the plate, 1742.- Waterstained; sl. foxed in blank margins, sl. affecting image.
ADDED: 7 miscellaneous others, i.a. 2 etchings by BONVIN and LALANNE.